Managing Principal, CEO, SAF Group
Mr. Dunfield is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal of the SAF Group. He is responsible for the overall strategic mission of the business as well as capital raising and investment management, playing an active role with major transactions and realizations. Prior to founding the SAF Group, Mr. Dunfield worked at an event-driven hedge fund, a Vancouver-based private equity manager, and, earlier in his career, at ATB Financial in its corporate and investment banking group. Over the past decade, he has served on the board of several public and private entities. Mr. Dunfield, who is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Calgary with a minor in Commerce.
The alternative asset class is supported by several macro trends, but it’s the fine details specific to each private credit strategy that are more likely to make or break it as an important cog in a well-diversified portfolio.