Full Name
Jim Pittman
Job Title
Executive Vice President & Global Head, Private Equity
Speaker Bio
Jim Pittman joined BCI in April 2016. He leads the team with a focus of growing BCI’s private equity fund exposure while extending the program’s global reach and increasing direct investments.
With a total of $171.3 billion in managed assets, and $17.9 bn in private equity AUM, BCI is one of Canada’s largest asset managers within the global capital markets.
Prior to joining BCI, Jim spent over 10 years as managing director at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB). During this time, he co-led the implementation of the firm’s private equity strategy. Prior to PSPIB, Jim was chief financial officer/chief operating officer for PAL Aerospace, Canada. Jim has a background in acquisitions, divestitures, and tax.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
He currently serves on the board for Refresco Group and Hayfin Capital Management and has served as a board director for over ten Private Equity portfolio companies.
Jim Pittman