Stephen is the compensation practice leader for Bedford’s mining and natural resources clients across Canada and in the US. His areas of expertise include talent and compensation strategy and performance management. He has led the design of short-term and both cash and stock-based long-term incentives requiring board and shareholder approval.
Prior to joining Bedford, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. He was the North American Energy and Resources Leader for Mercer Human Capital Consulting, the Managing Partner of Deloitte Consulting in Calgary and Vice President Human Resources, Information Technology and Corporate Services for a publicly traded upstream oil producer.
Stephen has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of business and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto. He is a Certified Management Consultant.