The candidate has been the Head of Real Estate Equity Investments at RBC Global Asset Management since August 2018. He was most recently Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance and Strategy at Oxford Properties Group, OMERS’ wholly owned real estate investment unit. Prior to that he held positions of increasing importance at Cadillac Fairview Corporation and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, all related to commercial real estate investing in Canada and the US. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. The candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Manitoba and was awarded the CFA designation in 1995.