Stephen Birkwood

Commercial Director, Capital Markets (UK & Ireland)

Stephen Birkwood

Stephen joined Vistra as the Commercial Director in Capital Markets covering the UK, Ireland, Channel islands and the Middle East in April 2022. Stephen is responsible for the origination and expansion of Capital Markets sales in these locations.

Stephen has over 25 years of rich and diversified experience across investment banks and institutional sales. His vast experience lies in structured finance, debt markets, ESG investments and derivative sales across Europe. In the past, Stephen has worked for a number of investment banks including Citi Global Markets, Nomura, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas and more recently with BGC Brokers LP where he was heading the Capital Markets Sales team. He brings with him a strong client service ethic and has successfully managed various pre-eminent client relationships across investment banks, private debt funds, PE funds and alternative investment funds.

Stephen graduated from LSE with a Bachelors degree in Economics. He is a native English-speaker.

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