Brian is a Director in the Operations and Strategy team, having joined in 2019. Based in Toronto, he works closely with investment teams during due diligence to identify value creation opportunities and then support boards and management teams to develop and execute value creation plans. Brian also works in partnership with management teams to support major transformational changes within OMERS portfolio companies.
Prior to joining OMERS, Brian was a founding member of the executive team at a Toronto based start-up that was acquired by Canopy Growth in 2018.
Brian was previously a Manager at Bain & Company in the London, Toronto and New York offices, where he was a member of the firm's Industrial Goods, Performance Improvement and Private Equity practices. Brian led engagements across a variety of sectors to help clients with cost improvement, value creation planning, growth strategy, organizational design, and merger & acquisitions diligence.
Brian started his career at UBS Investment Bank and worked in the London and Toronto offices.
Brian earned a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, where he was an Ivey Scholar, and a Master of Business Administration degree with Distinction from Harvard Business School.