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Stephen Lee

Nuveen

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Pattern Stephen is the Director and Head of Asia of Impact Investing at Nuveen

Stephen is the Director and Head of Asia of Impact Investing at Nuveen where he is primarily responsible for originating, underwriting, and executing transactions globally for the team’s inclusive growth strategy. Stephen is involved with the overall portfolio management of the team’s direct investments, and also represents the firm on a number of impact fund advisory committees. In addition, he is responsible for providing comprehensive research and analytical and operational support to the group’s core initiatives.

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Stephen worked as director of access to finance for Building Markets, a social enterprise based in New York that supports local businesses in post-conflict and developing countries. He has also held various positions at J.P. Morgan, Accenture, and ATX Communications.

Stephen graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.B.A. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and an M.S. in Foreign Service with a concentration in International Development from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Egypt.

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