Roderick Stephan is a founding partner of Altitude Investment Management LLC, a cannabis investment management company overseeing investments in more than 20 cannabis companies. Altitude manages two global cannabis funds and recently opened a London office and European platform to focus on European CBD/wellness and medical cannabis investment opportunities. As a mentor and advisor to early-stage and growth cannabis companies, he sits on a number of corporate boards. Rod was previously a founding partner and CEO of Longacre Fund Management (UK) LLP, a London-based alternative investment adviser and also co-founder and head of research for the Distressed and Alternative Investments Group at Citadel Investment Group. He received his Masters of Management Degree at Northwestern University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.