Steven Desmyter

Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Man Group
Man Institute Contributor

Steven Desmyter is Global Head of Sales & Marketing at Man Group, a member of the Man Group Senior Executive Committee, and Chair of the Man Group Charitable Trust. Steven is responsible for building and developing Man Group's overall business strategy, marketing activities and client servicing globally.

Steven was previously Head of Sales EMEA at Man Group and prior to this, responsible for Man Group’s institutional and retail client relationships for the Nordic and Benelux regions. Before joining Man Group in 2002, Steven was at Goldman Sachs, covering institutional clients in the European Equities Division.

Steven is also key to Man Group’s sustainability and responsible investing efforts. He is a member of the Man Group ESG Leadership team, previously the Co-Head of Responsible Investments and Chair of the RI Committee, and serves on the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment Hedge Fund Advisory Committee, SASB (Sustainable Accounting Standards Board) Investor Advisory Group and the SBAI (Standards Board for Alternative Investments) Investor Advisory Group.

Steven is a Contributor to Forbes Magazine and writes regularly for a number of leading global publications. His articles and comments on sustainable investing have been quoted in a number of publications, including AIMA, the Financial Times, Fundfire, and Nordsip.

Steven holds Master’s Degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Ghent and the University of Kiel. He also holds an MBA from SDA Bocconi.