At TSP, Kevin works as an Advisory Partner. Specifically, he contributes his extensive macro experience to thesis development and the assessment of potential deals. He takes full responsibility for certain investment opportunities and assumes an active role in our investor management
Kevin was educated at the American International School, Vienna Austria and Swarthmore College, where he received a BA in Economics with High Honours.
He has had a 35-year career in the global financial markets. He spent 7 years on the Capital Markets Team with Morgan Stanley in New York, Tokyo and London, followed by 7 years with Merrill Lynch where he was responsible for, first global bond options, second global head of FX options and Proprietary Trading and third Cross Markets Trading group.
He shifted to technology start-ups in 1999 and co-founded Blueprint Data, a website/content filtering technology company and holds US patents on search technology. During this time, he was also a Board Member of Opteum Financial, an NYSE listed MBS REIT.After a few years, he moved back into finance with senior hedge fund investment roles in EM and global macro at Old Lane, CitiBank Alternatives, Napier Park Global and Finisterre.
He spent 2016-2021 at Canada Pension Plan Investments where he was Global head of Fixed Income and subsequently Global head of Macro Strategies. He managed the Fund’s Financial Crisis Management Team through the Pandemic and sat on the Investment Planning Committee and Investment Risk Committees. He particularly enjoyed his work on the Climate Change Steering Committee, which helped lead him in the next stage of his career, working on the climate emergency and the energy transition.
In addition to his work at TSP Ventures, Kevin is also an Associate Partner at Kaya Advisory, a strategic consultancy that provides senior executives at Corporates, Institutional Investors, Banks and other large entities with strategic advice on how to navigate government policies and regulation.
Kevin enjoys cycling, golf and walking for relaxation and devotes substantial time to working with charities that inspire young people into Nature.