Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB)
Stephen Lund is a dynamic leader with over 30 years’ experience in corporate banking, venture capital, and international finance.
Since 2015, Stephen has been the CEO of the provincial Crown corporation Opportunities NB (ONB) where he leads a team of experienced professionals delivering a broad mandate to grow the economy.
Under Stephen’s leadership, ONB has consistently exceeded results, outperforming every other Canadian jurisdiction on a per capita basis, and has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employer’s for two consecutive years. ONB has attracted new investments from fintech companies like Toronto-based Dream Payments as well Canada’s largest bank, TD, which is already recruiting for its new Finance Operations Centre in Greater Moncton.
Through CyberNB, ONB has grown the province’s cybersecurity ecosystem, with both Siemens Canada and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories announcing new cybersecurity operations in Fredericton this past spring.
Stephen has been recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada five consecutive years, and has been inducted into that magazine’s CEO Hall of Fame. He was also on the list of the top 500 most influential people in Financial Centre worldwide.