"Working with strong management teams at our portfolio of private equity assets, our globally experienced team is focused on creating value for OMERS members and all stakeholders."

Michael Rolland, Chief Investment Officer

Mark Redman
Executive Vice President & Global Head of Private Equity, Toronto/London
Mark Redman

Mark joined OMERS Private Equity and opened its London office in 2009. Since then, Mark has led the development of a direct-investment capacity for OPE in Europe. Six transactions have been successfully completed, comprising the acquisitions of V.Group, Lifeways, Civica, Vue Entertainment and ERM, as well as a co-investment in Hayfin Capital Management. Mark currently chairs the boards of V.Group, Vue and ERM.

Before joining OPE, Mark spent 13 years at 3i. Following four years in Watford and London, he spent seven years helping develop 3i's new Amsterdam office, covering the Benelux region. Mark subsequently developed 3i's market entry strategy for Turkey. Prior to this, Mark worked at Grant Thornton in London for seven years.

Mark is also Chairman of the London Chamber Orchestra, which founded in 1921 is the UK's oldest professional chamber orchestra, with players drawn from the ranks of London's leading orchestras.

Mark has an MA in Modern History from St Anne’s College, Oxford University. He is also an ACA Chartered Accountant.

Mark's Executive Assistant is Helena Johansson.

John Knowlton
Executive Vice President, Legal, Toronto
John Knowlton

John is currently Executive Vice President, Legal, responsible for leading the Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity legal teams. John started at Borealis in 2005.

John is active with several investments and is, or has been, on the board of numerous investments, including LifeLabs, DynaLife and Teranet. Prior to this, John was senior legal counsel at Bombardier Transportation, where he advised on the pursuit of new transit projects around the globe, including Greece, South Korea, the U.K., Canada and the U.S. John began his career at Torys LLP.

John holds an Honours BA (Economics) from University of Western Ontario, and an MBA and LL.B. from University of Ottawa.

John's Executive Assistant is Phyllis Ianni.

Serena Lefort
Executive Vice President, Finance Operations & Tax, Toronto
Serena Lefort

Serena is currently Executive Vice President, Finance Operations & Tax and, in that capacity, leads the finance and tax groups of both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity. She is also the Head of Tax for OMERS.

Serena came on board in 2012 as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer to oversee all aspects of the private equity finance function, including tax structuring and supporting the direct drive strategy. She is a former M&A Tax Partner at KPMG LLP, and was the Chief Financial Officer of a Canadian national pharmaceutical distributor, where she gained extensive hands-on strategic, operational and M&A experience.

Serena has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and holds the CPA and CA designations.

Serena's Executive Assistant is Agnes Kusnierz.

Arlette Edmunds
Vice President, Human Resources, Toronto
Arlette Edmunds

Arlette is Vice President, Human Resources with OMERS Private Markets and, in that capacity, she leads the Human Resources function for both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity across global offices in Toronto, New York, London and Sydney.

Prior to joining in 2013, Arlette was a successful entrepreneur, creating an online retailer of children’s clothing and accessories. Before that, Arlette spent more than 15 years in human resources in the financial industry, where she worked with management teams at TD Securities in capital markets, including leading the Employee Experience globally, at Merrill Lynch, working in wealth management, and consulting for Deloitte in Financial Advisory Services. 

Arlette studied business administration at Seneca College in Toronto, and has her post-diploma in Human Resources. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional and a Certified Human Resources Leader.

Arlette's Executive Assistant is Cheryl Overholt.

 

Paul Calder
Managing Director, Investment Risk Management, Toronto
Paul Calder

Paul currently serves as Managing Director, Investment Risk Management. In this role, he is responsible for providing direction and leadership to both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity in the ongoing development of a leading investment risk-management program to reduce volatility, actively manage portfolio and transaction-pursuit risk, and support the evolution of infrastructure investment strategies. Paul's asset management experience includes: Associated British Ports, DynaLIFE and Teranet.

Paul previously spent 10 years with Standard & Poor's in its infrastructure group, evaluating toll facilities, ports, airports, P3 projects, general transportation assets and public finance.

Paul has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bishop’s University. He is a CFA® charterholder, and he has also obtained his Chartered Director (C. Dir.) designation.

Paul's Executive Assistant is Cheryl Overholt.

Michael Graham
Senior Managing Director, OPE—North America, New York
Michael Graham

Michael is currently the Senior Managing Director of OMERS Private Equity, North America and, in that capacity, leads the North American investment team. Michael has been with OPE since 2003, and he opened the New York office in 2009.

Michael is active with several investments for OPE and is, or has been, on the board of numerous OPE investments, including Kenan Advantage Group,  Document Technologies Inc., Great Expressions Dental Centers, United States Infrastructure Corporation, Nordco Inc., CHG Healthcare, and Marketwired. Prior to OPE, Michael was with a mid-sized, Toronto-based private equity and venture capital firm, where he made several buyout and growth capital investments, and was active on 10 portfolio company boards. Michael began his career at HSBC.

Michael has an Honours Bachelors of Commerce from Queen's University. He also has an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University.

William J. Coughlin
Managing Director, New York
William J. Coughlin

Bill joined OMERS Private Equity in 2014 and is currently focused on investments in the industrials and business services sectors.

Bill is, or has been, on the boards of OPE investments, including Kenan Advantage Group and MMM Group. Prior to OPE, Bill was previously a Partner at Aurora Capital Group in Los Angeles, where he focused on investments in the industrials, technology and business services sectors. Bill began his career at Merrill Lynch, and has served on numerous corporate and not-for-profit boards.

Bill received a BA in Economics-Accounting (Honours) and Government from Claremont McKenna College, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mark Dolfato
Managing Director, New York
Mark Dolfato

Mark is a Managing Director in the New York office of OMERS Private Equity, having joined shortly after the office opened in 2009. Mark is primarily focused on investments in the industrial sector and he has been actively involved in OPE’s platform investments in United States Infrastructure Corporation and Great Expressions Dental Centers.

Mark has over 15 years of private equity experience, the majority of which was spent with Code Hennessy & Simmons, where he was involved with investments in the industrial and consumer sectors and served on the boards of The Hillman Companies, Otis Spunkmeyer, Precise Technology and Home Acres Building Supply.

Mark has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University, and earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business.

Eric Haley
Managing Director, New York
Eric Haley

Eric joined OMERS Private Equity in 2011 and is currently focused on investments in the business services and healthcare-services sectors. His asset management responsibilities have included Document Technologies Inc. and Sysomos.

He was previously at Tailwind Capital, Boston Ventures Management and Morgan Stanley. Over the course of his career, Eric has served on several private company boards.

Eric received a BA from Bowdoin College, magna cum laude, in Mathematics/Economics, and his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Michael Lank
Managing Director, Operations & Strategy, Toronto
Michael Lank

Mike is currently Managing Director, Operations & Strategy and, in that role, he works with investment and management teams at both OMERS Private Equity and Borealis Infrastructure to assess new investments, and define and execute value creation priorities. Mike joined OPE in 2006 to build the Operations & Strategy team.

Mike supports the portfolios of both the OPE and Borealis platforms. With OPE, Mike has been actively engaged in a number of current and prior investments in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, including Marketwired, Sysomos, ERM, Give & Go, V. Group, Husky, USIC and Nordco. Before this, Mike led the VoIP business at TELUS, following a number of other strategy and operations roles. Before TELUS, Mike was with the Boston Consulting Group for nearly seven years, leading strategy and operational improvement engagements across industries and geographies. Mike started his career in a private equity boutique focused on investments in Mexico and the U.S.

Mike has a BA from Queen’s University, and an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University.

Martin Le Huray
Managing Director and Co-Head, Europe - London,
Martin Le Huray

Martin currently serves as Managing Director and Co-Head, Europe in the London office of OMERS Private Equity. His asset management responsibilities have included OPE's investments in Civica, Lifeways, V. Group and Vue Cinemas.

Martin previously worked at 3i plc, the FTSE100 global private equity, infrastructure and debt investor, where he was involved in majority and minority investments in the U.K., continental Europe and the U.S. 

Chantal Thibault
Managing Director, Legal, Toronto
Chantal Thibault

As Managing Director, Legal, Chantal oversees the OMERS Private Equity legal team, and has broad and varied responsibilities for legal and compliance matters involving OPE investments worldwide. Chantal has extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and fund investments. Previously, Chantal was legal counsel with a Canadian private equity firm, and also practiced corporate and securities law at Goodmans LLP in Toronto. She joined OPE in April 2007.

Chantal holds an LL.L/LL.B from the University of Ottawa and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She was named in 2012 as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars Leading Lawyers under 40, and was a 2011 Finalist at the Canadian General Counsel Awards – Mid-Market Excellence.

Christopher Young
Managing Director, Operations & Strategy, Toronto
Christopher Young

Christopher is currently Managing Director, Operations & Strategy, at OMERS Private Equity. In this role, he works with investment and management teams to assess new investments, and define and execute value-creation priorities. Christopher has been with OPE since 2012.

Christopher works across the OPE portfolio, and has engaged closely with teams at DTI, Kenan Advantage Group, Golfsmith, CEDA, Logibec and others. Before joining OPE, Christopher was with Bain & Company for more than 10 years, where he was a leader in both the Private Equity and Industrials practices. He started his career working internationally with Procter & Gamble.

Christopher has a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from Queen’s University, and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Jonathan McCarthy
Managing Director, Toronto
Jonathan McCarthy

Jon is currently Managing Director, North America OMERS Private Equity, focused on healthcare services, as well as other multi-site service businesses.

Jon has been with OPE since 2007 and is, or has been, on the board of CBI Health Group, Accelerated Rehabilitation and Caliber Collision Centers. Prior to OPE, Jon worked as a sell-side analyst covering U.S. healthcare.

Jon has a BA, Economics from University of Toronto, and is a CFA® charterholder.

Philip Mauchel
Managing Director, Investment Excellence, Toronto
Philip Mauchel

Philip is currently a Managing Director of OMERS Private Equity, having joined the team in 2005. Philip provides leadership and support to the private equity investment teams in the organization and conduct of due diligence, with the primary of objective of achieving consistent best practice in deal execution. Philip is active with several investments for OPE, and has been on the boards of numerous OPE investments, including Maxxam Analytics, Give & Go Prepared Foods, CEDA, Golfsmith and Vue Cinemas.

Before joining OPE, Philip was with a mid-sized, Toronto-based merchant bank, where he made private equity and mezzanine investments, arranged structured financings, and was active on numerous private and public company boards. 

Philip has an Honours B. Comm from Carleton University, and has an MBA from University of Toronto.

Jonathan Mussellwhite
Managing Director and Co-Head, Europe - London
Jonathan Mussellwhite

Jonathan is Managing Director and Co-Head, Europe in OMERS Private Equity's London office. He has been with OPE since 2014.

Jonathan is responsible for origination and portfolio management across the European market for OPE, and recently led OPE's investment in ERM. He is currently a non-Executive Director of ERM, and also responsible for OPE's investment in Hayfin. Before joining OPE, Jonathan was a founding partner of Cognetas LLP, a pan-European private equity firm where, from 2009, he co-led their London office. Jonathan has been an investor in the European private equity market for over 21 years. He began his career at Arthur Andersen.

Jonathan has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics and Accounting from Bristol University, and is an ACA Chartered Accountant.

Tim Patterson
Managing Director and Head of Toronto
Tim Patterson

Tim joined OMERS Private Equity in February 2010, and has over 25 years of experience in the private equity, venture capital and commercial banking industries. He is currently a Director of Caliber Collision Centers and CBI Health Group, and is a previous Director of Constellation Software, Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, and Husky Injection Molding.

From 2003 to 2010, Tim was Managing Director and Head of the Toronto office of CAI Capital Partners, a North American mid-market private equity firm. Prior to CAI, he was Vice President at one of Canada’s largest venture capital funds. Tim began his career at TD Bank and National Bank of Canada, where he held senior positions in the mid-market commercial lending groups.

Tim has a BA in Economics from University of Western Ontario, and an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University. He is also a CFA® charterholder.

Geoffrey Bird
Director, New York
Geoffrey Bird

Geoff is currently a Director in the New York office of OMERS Private Equity. Geoff has been with OPE since 2007, when he joined OPE’s Toronto office. He subsequently transferred to the New York office in 2010.

Geoff focuses on investments in the business services and healthcare services sectors. Geoff has been actively involved or on the board of several current and former investments for OPE, including Document Technologies Inc., Nordco Inc., Cari-All, Marketwired and CHG Healthcare. Geoff was previously an Associate with Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance in Toronto, where he was involved in a variety of transaction-related advisory services.

Geoff has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University. He holds a CPA and is also a CFA® charterholder. 

Graham Brown
Director, New York
Graham Brown

Graham is a Director in the New York office of OMERS Private Equity, focused on investments in the industrial and multi-unit healthcare sectors. He joined OPE in 2009.

Graham is currently on the Board of Great Expressions Dental Centers, and was previously on the Board of United States Infrastructure Corporation. Prior to joining OPE, Graham was with Peter J. Solomon Company, a boutique investment bank focused on mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings in the consumer and retail industries. He began his career in the investment banking group of Wachovia Securities.

Graham has a BA from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia University.

David Dubrovsky
Director, Investment Risk Management, Toronto
David Dubrovsky

David is Director, Investment Risk Management, at OMERS Private Markets. He previously served as Director, Legal with the Borealis team. Prior to joining Borealis in 2013, David worked at Shearman & Sterling in New York, where he specialized in energy and infrastructure transactions, as well as general M&A. David’s practice also included a focus on aviation and aerospace.  

David holds a joint Common and Civil Law degree from McGill University, and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, and the University of Western Sydney in Australia. David is called to the Bar in Ontario and New York.

Hami Ebrahimi
Director, Operations & Strategy, Toronto
Hami Ebrahimi

Hami is currently Director, Operations & Strategy and works with investment and management teams at both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity to assess new investments, and define and execute value-creation priorities. Hami joined the Operations & Strategy group in 2010.

Hami has been involved in investment and post-acquisition value-creation activities with several assets, including Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, CBI Health Group, Caliber Collision Centers, Great Expressions Dental Centers, Logibec and MatrixCare. Previously, Hami was a Consultant at Bain & Company, focused on corporate strategy and business-operation improvements across various industries. Hami started his career as a Consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

Hami has an Honours Bachelor of Science (Science & Business) from University of Waterloo, and an MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore.

James Frankish
Director, London
James Frankish

James joined OMERS Private Equity in August 2013, and, in his role as a Director, is a member of the asset management team for V. Group and Lifeways. James also worked on OPE’s acquisition of ERM.

James previously spent eight years in Corporate Finance at Ernst & Young in London and New York, providing M&A advice to private equity and corporate clients in the mid-market TMT sector, and advising lenders and management teams of distressed portfolio companies on restructuring and exit options.

James has a B.Sc. in Economics from Warwick University, and is a Chartered Accountant.

Luis Fonseca
Director, Toronto
Luis Fonseca

Luis is a Director of OMERS Private Equity, and is responsible for deal origination and execution, as well as portfolio management duties. Luis has been with OPE since 2011.

Luis is active with several investments for OPE and is, or has been, on the boards of a number of OPE investments, including Kenan Advantage Group, Maxxam Analytics, Give and Go Prepared Foods and CEDA.  He previously spent nine years with a Toronto-based mezzanine financing and private equity firm, where he provided growth capital investments. Luis began his career in investment banking at TD Securities.

Luis has an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is also a CFA® charterholder.

Simon Jones
Director, London
Simon Jones

Simon joined OMERS Private Equity in 2010, and is a Director with the European team.

In addition to having worked on numerous OPE transactions, Simon is a board member of Vue Cinemas and an advisory committee member of Hayfin. Prior to OPE, Simon worked in the Corporate Finance team at PwC in London, advising on financial services, business services and private equity transactions.

Simon has a Bachelor of Science in International Business, with French, from the University of Warwick, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC. 

Teresa Lee
Director, Toronto
Teresa Lee

Teresa is currently a Director of OMERS Private Equity, North America, working out of the Toronto office. Teresa has been with OPE since 2007.

Teresa is, or has been, involved with several investments for OPE, including Marketwired, Sysomos, Logibec, GolfTown and Nordco. Before joining OPE, Teresa was with KPMG Corporate Finance and was involved in acquisition, divestiture and financing mandates across various industry sectors. Previously, Teresa worked in the financial institutions assurance practices of KPMG, both in Toronto and in London, U.K.

Teresa has a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Toronto, and is also a Chartered Business Valuator and Chartered Professional Accountant.

Melissa MacIntyre
Director, Tax, Toronto
Melissa MacIntyre

Melissa is currently a Director, Tax with OMERS Private Equity, and has been with OPE since March 2014.

Melissa has extensive experience providing tax advice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and asset management. Prior to joining OPE, Melissa was at Deloitte LLP, where she was Senior Manager, M&A Tax, leading the tax due diligence and tax structuring elements of transactions. In the earlier part of her career, she worked in an investment role at Edgestone Capital Partners.

Melissa has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University. She also has a Master of Taxation from University of Waterloo.

Cecilia Menghini
Director, Compliance and Ethics, Toronto
Cecilia Menghini

Cecilia is currently Director of Compliance and Ethics, dedicated to both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity. Cecilia joined OMERS Private Markets in 2015.

Prior to her present role, Cecilia was legal counsel at a global private markets investment manager, where she worked with the private equity, private debt and private infrastructure investment groups.

Cecilia began her career as a global securities associate in the New York offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.

Cecilia earned her J.D., cum laude, from Cardozo School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts from McGill University. 

Isabelle Pagnotta
Director, London
Isabelle Pagnotta

Isabelle is currently a Director of OMERS Private Equity, Europe, based in London. She has been with OPE since 2012. Isabelle is part of the investment team focusing on direct investments in Europe. She has been involved in the execution and portfolio management of Civica, V.Group and ERM.

Prior to OPE, Isabelle spent four years at Bridgepoint, covering the U.K. and French markets, and then six years at Arcapita. She started her career in investment banking at Bear Stearns in London.

Isabelle holds a Diplôme de Grande Ecole, and a Masters in Finance from ESCP Europe.

David Payne
Director, London
David Payne

Currently a Director with OMERS Private Equity, David joined the London office in 2009 to focus on direct investments in Europe. His asset management responsibilities have included: ERM, Lifeways, V.Group and Vue Cinemas.

Prior to OPE, David spent 14 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, operating in the U.K. and across Continental Europe, including five years based in the Netherlands.

David is a Chartered Accountant, and holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering and French from Birmingham University.

Andrew Peel
Director, Legal, Toronto
Andrew Peel

In Andrew’s role as Director, Legal, he manages the legal aspects of new platform acquisitions, supports portfolio companies, and provides in-house legal support to OMERS Private Equity. 

Prior to joining OPE, Andrew was corporate counsel at OMERS Administration Corporation, and practiced corporate law at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt and Borden Ladner Gervais in Toronto. Andrew has extensive experience in providing legal advice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate finance.

Andrew has an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History from University of Western Ontario. He also has an LL.B. from Dalhousie University.

Andrew Prodanyk
Director, Legal, Toronto
Andrew Prodanyk

Andrew is Director, Legal at OMERS Private Equity. He joined OPE in 2011. 

Andrew is actively involved in the legal aspects of several of OPE’s investments. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and securities. Prior to joining OPE, Andrew practiced corporate law at Torys LLP in Toronto.

Andrew has a J.D. from University of Toronto, and an Honours BA from University of Western Ontario.

Michael Sexton
Director, New York
Michael Sexton

Mike currently serves as a Director with OMERS Private Equity. He joined the team in 2012, initially as an Associate Director. His asset management responsibilities have included Great Expressions Dental Centers and Kenan Advantage Group.

Mike previously was an Associate at Galen Partners, where he worked on private equity investments in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Galen, he was in the Investment Banking group at Piper Jaffray. 

Mike has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BS in Business from the University of Minnesota.

Mark Van Wart
Director, Toronto
Mark Van Wart

Mark is currently a Director with OMERS Private Equity, having joined in 2008.

Mark is, or has been, active with several investments for OPE, including MatrixCare, Sysomos, Logibec, Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, CBI Health Group and Maxxam Analytics. Prior to OPE, Mark worked for several years in investment banking and commercial lending at CIBC.

Mark has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and a Bachelors of Business Administration from University of Prince Edward Island.

Alfred Chuang
Vice President, Finance Operations, Toronto
Alfred Chuang

As Vice President, Finance Operations, Alfred is responsible for providing leadership for the finance activities of both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity that are focused on business planning and analytics. He also oversees accounting, reporting and tax compliance for infrastructure and private equity investments, and the Netherlands platform. 

Alfred was previously with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, where he held leadership positions in business management, investment structuring, operations and asset management support for private equity, infrastructure, funds and private debt portfolios. Prior to this, Alfred was with RSM McGladrey Inc., where he provided financial due diligence for private equity transactions, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in tax, audit and advisory. Alfred has also served on several for-profit and charitable boards.

Alfred is a CPA, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator, Certified Public Accountant (Colorado), and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Ricky Chung
Vice President, Finance and Reporting, Toronto
Ricky Chung

Ricky is currently Vice President, Finance and Reporting, and leads the investment reporting team that supports both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity with oversight of financial operations and financial reporting for both infrastructure and private equity portfolios. Ricky joined in 2002 and is based in the Toronto office.

Prior to this, Ricky was in public accounting with KPMG, providing assurance, tax and advisory services to public and private enterprises, primarily in the real estate industry. 

Ricky holds a Bachelor of Math and a Master of Accounting from University of Waterloo, and he is also a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Accountant and a CFA® charterholder.

Paul Gill
Vice President, Finance and Valuations, Toronto
Paul Gill

In his role as Vice President, Finance and Valuations, Paul leads the valuations team in activities that support both Borealis Infrastructure and OMERS Private Equity. Paul joined in 2012 and is based in the Toronto office.

Prior to this, he spent over nine years in the valuation services practice of KPMG in both Canada (Toronto) and the U.S. (Silicon Valley), where he mainly focused on performing valuations for M&A, tax, and financial reporting. Paul also spent more than two years in public accounting, providing assurance, tax and advisory services to private and public enterprises.

Paul has a B.A.S. (Accounting) from York University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Business Valuator and an Accredited Senior Appraiser. Paul also serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators. 

Andre Alfaro
Associate Director, New York
Andre Alfaro

Andre is currently an Associate Director at OMERS Private Equity, working with the North America investment team to source, evaluate, and execute new platform investments. He is also active with several investments including Document Technologies Inc. and Kenan Advantage Group. Andre has been with the New York office since 2015.

Previously, Andre was with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he advised corporate clients on strategic initiatives, as well as private equity clients on commercial due diligence, both across a number of sectors. Before BCG, Andre was at Nautic Partners, where he worked on new investment opportunities across the business services, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors, and provided support to portfolio company management teams. Andre was also an analyst in the consumer/retail investment banking group at Goldman Sachs.

Andre has a Bachelors of Science with honours from NYU Stern School of Business, and an MBA from The Wharton School,  University of Pennsylvania

Steph Brady
Associate Director, Legal, Toronto
Steph Brady

Steph is currently an Associate Director, Legal of OMERS Private Equity. Steph has been with the team since May 2015.

Previously, Steph practiced corporate law at Torys LLP in Toronto.

Steph obtained her BBA and LL.B from University of New Brunswick. 

Dominic Graham
Associate Director, London
Dominic Graham

Dominic joined OMERS Private Equity’s London office in July 2013. In his role as Associate Director, he undertakes origination, execution and portfolio management activities in Europe.
 
Dominic has been a member of the asset management team for Civica.
 
Prior to OPM, Dominic spent four years in Corporate Finance Transaction Services at Deloitte LLP in London. During this time, he provided deal and related services, including financial due diligence, to a wide range of corporate and private equity clients. Dominic also completed a secondment at Element Materials Technology.
 
Dominic holds a BA Honours in Industrial Economics from The University of Nottingham, and is a qualified ACA Chartered Accountant.

Bryony Marshall
Associate Director, London
Bryony Marshall

Bryony is currently an Associate Director with OMERS Private Equity, having joined the London office in May 2012. Her asset management responsibilities have included OPE's investment in Vue Cinemas.

Bryony previously spent over four years in corporate finance at Hawkpoint in London, advising U.K. and European private equity and corporates on mid-market transactions across a wide range of industry sectors.

Bryony has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Business in Finance (Distinction) from University of Technology, Sydney.

James McGlynn
Associate Director, Toronto
James McGlynn

Currently an Associate Director, James has been with OMERS Private Equity since 2009, and is active with several current investments, including MatrixCare Inc., Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., and CBI Health Group. He was previously active with Logibec Inc.

Prior to OPE, James was with RBC Capital Markets in M&A, and worked on transactions across various sectors, including industrials, energy, mining, and power and utilities.

James has a B.Comm. with Joint Honours in Economics and Finance from McGill University.

Nina Mirzoeva
Associate Director, Operations & Strategy, Toronto
Nina Mirzoeva

Nina is currently an Associate Director, working with investment and asset management teams at both OMERS Private Equity and Borealis Infrastructure to assess new investments, and define and execute value creation priorities. She joined OPE in early 2015.

Nina supports both the OPE and Borealis platforms, and has, to date, been involved with Caliber Collision Centers, LifeLabs, and Midland Cogeneration Venture. Prior to this, Nina spent eight years with Bain & Company in North America and Europe. During that time, she led projects in corporate strategy, performance improvement, sales-force effectiveness, due diligence and M&A, across several industry sectors, including consumer products and retail, transportation, energy and industrials. 

Nina has a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, and an MBA from INSEAD in Singapore and France.

Ronan O’Keane
Associate Director, Toronto
Ronan O'Keane

Ronan is currently an Associate Director with OMERS Private Equity, responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new platform investments, in addition to providing support to portfolio companies.
 
Since joining OMERS Private Markets in 2012, Ronan was a member of the deal team that completed the majority buyout of Caliber Collision, and has worked closely with Caliber’s management team on strategic initiatives. Ronan has also contributed to other new pursuits and asset management activities, including portfolio management of Forefront Dermatology and Constellation Software.
 
Prior to OPM, Ronan worked at RBC Capital Markets, in the investment banking group.
 
Ronan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

Andrew Robinson
Manager, Compliance and Ethics, London
Andrew Robinson

Andrew is currently Manager of Compliance and Ethics, dedicated to both Borealis Infrastructure UK Limited and OMERS Private Equity Europe Limited. Andrew joined OMERS Private Markets in 2016.

Prior to joining OMERS Private Markets, Andrew was the Compliance Officer for the London office of a global asset manager focusing on equity and multi-asset portfolios in emerging and frontier markets. Before that, Andrew was Compliance Manager for a global alternative asset manager across a range of asset classes in both developed and emerging markets including private equity, real estate, commodities and equities.

Andrew began his compliance career as a regulatory consultant with a leading global provider of regulatory compliance consulting services to the asset management and securities industry.  

Andrew holds a B.A. Hons from Nottingham Law School. 

Associates

Derek Brochu
Associate - Toronto
Madeleine Cavadias
Associate - Toronto
Sahil Chodhari
Associate - New York
Asad Dilawari
Associate - New York
Scott Hauser
Associate - New York
Laura Humphrey
Associate - New York
Jordan Katz
Associate - New York
Eric Liptok
Associate - Toronto
Peter McClelland
Associate - Toronto
Matthieu Sagnier
Associate - London
Lu Wei
Associate - London