Steve Paridis is President of Manikay Partners, with primary responsibility for Manikay’s external relationships and activities. Mr. Paridis served as Head of Trading at Manikay from inception to Q2 2012 and remains a senior member of the investment team. Prior to joining Manikay Partners in June 2008, Mr. Paridis was at JP Morgan, where he was a Managing Director and co-head of the U.S. Portfolio Trading Business from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Paridis has 20 years of sell-side experience holding various roles at JP Morgan and predecessor firms (Chase, Flemings and Ord Minnett). Mr. Paridis received a Bachelor of Economics in 1985 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1987 from the University of Sydney.