John Sheedy joined Ontario Teachers' in 2005 and has led transactions in multiple sectors in Canada, the U.S. and globally in both the Relationship Investing group and as part of Private Capital's Long Term Equities strategy. He currently leads a Toronto-based team focused on partnership-driven investments in the Americas. Previously, John was a partner at a Toronto-based merchant banking fund and a partner at the Canadian law firm Torys, where he practiced corporate and securities law.

John holds a BA in Economics (Honours) from Western University and a law degree from Queen's University. He holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has served on several portfolio company boards including SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd., Imperial Parking, PODS Enterprises Inc., and Lancaster Aircraft Leasing.