Stuart Porter, Boston
Founder and CEO
Stuart Porter is the Founder and the firm's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Stuart brings more than 25 years of senior investment experience to Denham and currently serves on the Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Valuation Committee.
Prior to founding Denham Capital, Stuart was a founding partner of Sowood Capital Management LP. Previously, he served as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Harvard Management Company, Inc., where he focused on public and private transactions in the energy and commodities sectors. Stuart also worked for Bacon Investments and J. Aron, a division of Goldman Sachs. While at J. Aron, he worked on the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index desk. Before joining J. Aron, Stuart was a self-employed trader at the Chicago Board of Trade and was employed by Cargill Incorporated in Minnetonka, Minnesota in the Financial Markets Division. Stuart volunteers his time by serving on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and also serves as a Trustee of St. Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts.
Stuart received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.