Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager
Stephen began his career as a fund manager at Barclays Global Investors, working on the team of the Israel Fund PLC, a US$150m closed-end investment trust investing solely in Israeli equities. He then spent nearly eight years as a sell-side research analyst, seven of which were with Jonathan Half at UBS. Together, Levey and Half were ranked the number one Israeli research team by Institutional Investor magazine for six consecutive years. In the two years leading up to the founding of ION, Levey managed UBS's successful Investment Banking department in Israel. Together with Jonathan Half, Levey co-founded ION in 2006. Mr. Levey holds a first-class honours degree in Economic History and a Master’s Degree in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics.