Ontario Teachers names Senior Managing Director, EMEA, and Senior Managing Director, APAC
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers) has appointed Nick Jansa to the position of Senior Managing Director, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based in the London office, He will report to Chief Investment Officer Ziad Hindo, and as a member of the Investment Executive team, will lead the investment activities and portfolio management in EMEA.
Jansa spent more than 24 years at Deutsche Bank, where he progressed to Managing Director, Co-Head of Corporate Finance EMEA and Global Co-Head of Leveraged Debt Capital Markets. Over the course of his career, he gained deep expertise as both capital allocator and principal investor, built strong European knowledge, and cultivated a robust network on the buy and sell side.
Ontario Teachers’ has also promoted Ben Chan to senior Managing Director, Asia Pacific (APAC). Chan joined Ontario Teachers’ in 2018 and has been instrumental in growing investment activities in Asia, attracting critical talent to the region, and most recently, overseeing the opening of our new Singapore office.
Chan is a seasoned investment executive with more than three decades of international experience in public and private equities, investment banking and accounting. Prior to Ontario Teachers’, he worked at Khazanah Nasional Berhad where he held progressively senior roles.
“Our Investment strategy calls for extensive investment capabilities and growth outside North America in the next five to 10 years. As head of EMEA and APAC, respectively, Nick and Ben will play critical roles in helping us achieve our growth and global ambitions. They will partner with our asset class heads to broaden and deepen relationships with our existing investment partners and make new connections in strategically prioritised areas,” says Hindo.