Our Culture

What you believe and what you value as an organization matters. Discover the DNA of our firm.

Our People

Get to know our teams and the stories of select staff members who share why they choose to work at Sands Capital.

News & Events

Read about some of the latest events, partnerships, and business highlights from Sands Capital.


At Sands Capital, we strive to hire exceptional talent who will live our values and support our efforts to deliver on our mission.

Changing market and geopolitical environments are part of the equation for long-term investors.  As active investors, we are prepared to manage through trying times.

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Fostering Long-term Thinking

Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.

Transparent Work Cultures and Inclusive Opportunities

Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.

Philosophy & Approach

Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that, over time, stock prices will reflect the earnings power and growth of the underlying businesses.

Our latest annual report offers a comprehensive view of how we add value through active stewardship.

Public Equity

Our newest strategy takes an unconstrained approach to seeking the best growth businesses outside of the U.S.

Venture & Growth Equity

Sands Capital invests in innovative businesses across all stages of the growth spectrum

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Stephen F. Nimmo

Executive Managing Director, Business Development and Client Relations

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital (2010 - 2013)
Arlington, VA | Head of Business Development,
Director, Client Relations

Martin Currie Inc. (2008 - 2010)
New York, NY | Sr. Client Director

Gartmore Investment Management (1997 - 2008)
London, UK | European Sales Director

The WM Company (1996 - 1997)
Edinburgh, UK | European Sales Director

The Sedgewick Group Ltd. (1991 - 1996)
Edinburgh, UK | Client Director


Durham University (1991)
BA | Economics and History

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