Seb Kocsis joined Lyra Growth Partners from the Starbucks corporate development group, where he worked on acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate partnerships. Prior to Starbucks, Seb worked in investment banking, most recently at Houlihan Lokey where he advised various food & beverage companies on sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions.Seb graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Economics and Anthropology.
In his role at Lyra, Seb is responsible for helping source and structure new investments and partnering with investee companies across finance, strategy, and operations functions.
Seb has been fortunate enough to live in 5 cities over the last decade and can speak 3 languages, poorly. He is excited to be back in Vancouver and looking forward to doing more backcountry skiing. He is a keen pick-up soccer player and aspires to one day be an amateur surfer.