Mr. Kirsten is a member of the finance and accounting team.
Prior to joining StepStone in 2011, Mr. Kirsten was a vice president at Pacific Corporate Group, a private equity investment firm that oversaw over US$15 billion of private equity commitments for institutional investors, where he co-managed the risk management group that was responsible for the portfolio monitoring and reporting function. Before that Mr. Kirsten was a fund controller for Archon Group, a Goldman Sachs company, where he was responsible for portfolio monitoring and reporting.
Mr. Kirsten received his BA from the University of Pretoria and his Honors Bachelor’s in accounting from the University of South Africa. Mr. Kirsten is a CPA.