Biography

Nominee for Member-at-Large


Steven Downey

Senior Associate, Holborn Assets
AmCham Member for 2 years, currently Individual Member
U.S. Citizen

Steven Downey currently is a Senior Associate with Holborn Assets where he advises clients using a bespoke value and momentum investment strategy. Before working at Holborn Assets, he worked in finance and accounting, helping SMEs and startups flourish financially. He aspires to the highest level of ethics and financial competency as indicated by his candidacy in the Chartered Financial Analyst program, having past all three CFA exams. He has a passion to do right by the client, being one of only a handful of fee-based advisors in the U.A.E. Steven regularly presents to NYUAD, Informa, and other large institutions about basic financial literacy so people are empowered to make wise financial choices. He currently serves on the U.S.-U.A.E. Public Affairs Committee. Steven was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated magna cum laude with a BBA in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Steven and his wife Dana have a little girl (with two on the way) whom he loves dearly. He has lived in the U.A.E. since 2013, enjoys the Emirati culture, and feels privileged to call Abu Dhabi his home.