Stephen Mandel

Stephen Mandel

Formal First Name
1956 - present

Stephen Mandel is the Founder of Lone Pine Capital, a hedge fund firm based in Greenwich, CT. In 2019, he stepped away from managing investments for the firm but remained as a Managing Director. Mandel has made a name for himself as one of the hedge fund industry's best when it comes to fundamental analysis and bottom-up stock picking. Mandel was elected the 34th Mayor of Edmonton in 2004 and has served in that position until 2013. During this time, Mandel positioned Edmonton for the future by building new infrastructure, renewing older neighborhoods, and spurring investment in the city.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • After crushing the markets during 2012, Mandel earned a place on the list of the world’s highest-paid hedge fund managers earning $350 million.
  • He is one of Julian Robertson's "Tiger Cubs." 
  • He was appointed Chancellor of Concordia University
  • He was appointed Minister of Health on September 15, 2014. 
  • He was the Alberta Party Leader from 2018- 2019, leading the party to over 10% of the popular vote in Alberta.
  • He has been self-employed for the past 47 years in real estate, development, and small construction.

Mandel is an experienced political leader, business person, and community volunteer at Edmonton.

  • He led initiatives to fast-track LRT expansion, road improvements, and the construction of new libraries and community recreation facilities.
  • He helped bring billions of dollars of new development into Edmonton’s downtown. 
  • He organized focused efforts to address homelessness and community safety, expand seniors' housing, and promote engagement with multicultural communities. 

A well-known philanthropist, Mandel founded two charitable organizations:

  • Zoom Foundation which focuses on the environment and education causes
  • Lone Pine Foundation which seeks to improve the quality of education in New York City, London, New York, Hong Kong, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Westchester County.