Professional Profile: Stephen Lythe, 2019

Stephen Lythe 

Name: Stephen Lythe 

Title: CEO

Company: CANY

Location: 134 West 29th St., New York, NY

Birthplace: Derby, England 

Education: BSc (Honors) Biochemistry 

First job: Software Development 

First job in real estate or allied field: CEO at CANY 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I aim to support first class execution here at CANY, a leading architecture and engineering firm that specializes in building envelope systems, both in terms of restoration and new construction. The future promises to be exciting as we move outside of NYC and further develop our services across energy, conservation and historic preservation.

How do you unwind from a busy day? CrossFit, soccer and hanging out with family and friends. 

Favorite book or author: Colin Dexter – “Inspector Morse” 

Favorite movie: “The Martian”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Ed Sheeran – No. 6 Collaborations Project 

One word to describe your work environment: Happy 

Rules to live by in business: Communicate honestly, transparently and often – both ways. 

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Elon Musk - La Quincaillerie Brussels  

What is your dream job? Astronaut