Stephen Kennedy

Managing Director

Global Transaction Partners


Corporate development professional with over 30 years of international experience in growing natural resources companies through acquisitions and complex multi-disciplined projects.

Broad experience obtained from successful roles for leading companies in the following areas:
* Corporate Development – mergers & acquisitions, strategy, portfolio and asset management;
* Management Consulting - transaction services, M&A advisory and lender’s advisory;
* Technical Consulting - feasibility studies, market studies, design engineering and project delivery.

Worked on numerous large M&A, IPO and privatisation transactions in multiple jurisdictions globally. Independent Technical Adviser / Lender’s Engineer for project finance, structured trade and commodity trade finance, and export credit agency finance for projects in Russia, China and the Middle East.

Founder and Director of Global Transaction Partners which provides comprehensive independent techno-economic, environmental & social due diligence services to support our clients when undertaking M&A transactions; along with acting as Lender’s Advisor to support the global lending community.

Prior to founding Global Transaction Partners, Stephen was EVP for Advisian with responsibility for Transaction Services. Providing M&A Advisory and Lender’s Advisory for hydrocarbons, minerals, metals, chemicals, infrastructure and power sectors. He also led Advisian’s Minerals & Metals sector team for Europe, Russia and Central Asia.

Stephen was a business development executive for both Anglo American in London and Mudabala in Abu Dhabi prior to joining Advisian. Whilst at Anglo, he focused on inorganic growth opportunities in bulk commodities including metallurgical coal, iron ore, thermal coal and manganese. Whilst at Mubadala, he was responsible for both organic growth through mega projects in the aluminium and alumina sub-sector and inorganic growth through M&A in the broad minerals and metals sector.

Stephen Kennedy