More than two decades of relevant experience including close to 20 years in private equity, infrastructure and natural resource investing with Pacific Equity Partners, EdgeStone Capital Partners, and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan with strong investment results at all organizations. He is a senior advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Broad private asset investment experience, including in multiple asset classes (i.e. private equity, infrastructure and natural resources), deal types (i.e. lead transactions, co-investments and funds) and geographies (i.e. North America, Latam, Europe and Australasia).
Previously Head of Teachers’ Infrastructure & Natural Resources Group, responsible for acquisitions and asset management globally. Led strategy review and completed organizational realignment of the group to better position it for continued success during first 12 months on post.
Established and led Teachers’ London office, including developing a strategy for Teachers’ Private Capital in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and recruiting a team of investment professionals to execute against it before returning to Canada.
Strong deal generation skills – good at identifying attractive opportunities, pitching the unique capabilities of the organization and developing trusting relationships.
Demonstrated leadership skills: have built and/or led three successful investing teams at Teachers’.
An open, honest and direct communicator that is prepared to make difficult decisions on deals, in portfolio companies and internally.
A strategic thinker with well-tuned ‘big picture’ skills.
Good profile among GPs and LPs having spoken regularly at conferences and to trade publications.