About Stephen Crawford
MPP | Oakville
Stephen Crawford was born in Mississauga, Ontario to his parents William and Diane Crawford. He grew up in Mississauga, Ontario and attended Lorne Park Secondary School.
Stephen attended the University of Western Ontario to study Political Science, and then went to University of Toronto for Business. After university he then went on to earn his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation.
After completing his education, Stephen worked as a financial advisor at Midland Walwyn. He went on to become a senior executive and senior equity partner at Acuity Funds Ltd. The company became one of the fastest growing asset management firms in Canada, growing to almost $10 billion in managed assets. The company was acquired by AGF Management Ltd. in 2011. After Acuity, Stephen became a senior executive and helped transition and build O'Leary Funds LP before it was purchased by Canoe Financial in 2016.
Stephen resides in Oakville, Ontario, where he lives with his wife Najia, and children. He is a member of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, 100 Guys Who Care-Oakville, and the Royal Canadian Military Institute. He is also a vocal supporter of Plan Canada's "Because I am a Girl" campaign, which focuses on empowering young girls rights to education, and heath-care globally.
Stephen was most recently named the Chair of the Standing Committee for Finance and Economic Affairs.