Russell Hammond leads Ontario Teachers' High Conviction Equities team, which invests across the equity asset class and along the liquidity range of pre-IPO, PIPEs and high conviction public companies. He joined Ontario Teachers' in 2006 and was previously responsible for Industrials and Business Services sector coverage within Private Capital.
He currently sits on the boards of Aurora Plastics, The Azek Company, Cole-Parmer, Exal Group, Infiltrator Water Technologies and Mauser Packaging Solutions. Past investments include Alliance Laundry and Dematic.
Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Russell worked in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse, as well as the investment banking and private equity departments of Merrill Lynch in Toronto and London, England.
Russell is a CFA charterholder and graduated as a Presidential Scholar with a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.