Stephen C.

Peterson, CFA

Senior Investment Analyst

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 12 years of professional investment analysis experience in both debt and equity securities.
  • Serves as a guest lecturer on financial modeling and investment analysis at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, University of Denver's Daniels College of Business, University of San Francisco and San Francisco State University.
  • CFA Charterholder and a member of both the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco.

Stephen has more than twelve years of investment analysis experience in both equity and debt securities.

Since joining Foresite Capital in 2011, Stephen has overseen the development of Foresite Capital’s investment analyst group, which is responsible for performing due diligence and financial modeling on investment opportunities, building Foresite Capital’s proprietary investment systems and managing much of Foresite Capital’s broader market analysis. 

Prior to joining Foresite Capital, Stephen was the Founder and President of SCP Capital Advisors, a sub-advisor for money management firms and early-stage companies. Prior to founding SCP, Stephen worked as an analyst for Palo Alto Investors, a fundamental, long/short equity hedge fund in Silicon Valley. Stephen started his career as an analyst with Wells Fargo. 

In addition to his work with Foresite Capital, Stephen is a Co-Founder and Board Member of Yuwa, an India-based non-profit organization. He has served as a guest lecturer on financial modeling and investment analysis at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, University of Denver's Daniels College of Business, University of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. Stephen is a CFA Charterholder. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco. Stephen graduated from the University of Denver with a B.S.B.A. in finance and accounting