Nick leads investment activities and portfolio management in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for Ontario Teachers'. He is based in Ontario Teachers' London office.
Jean-Charles Douin is based in London and leads Private Capital's activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He joined Ontario Teachers' in 2008 and has over 15 years of private equity experience.
Avid Larizadeh Duggan
Avid Larizadeh Duggan, OBE, is a Senior Managing Director of Teachers’ Venture Growth (TVG). Avid has been active in the startup ecosystem as a developer, product manager, founder and investor for over 20 years. Prior to TVG, she was the COO of Kobalt Music Group.
Maggie Fanari is based in London and leads High Conviction Equities (HCE), a platform which crosses over both public and private markets across most sectors globally.
Charles Thomazi leads Ontario Teachers' Europe, Middle East and Africa Infrastructure team, with responsibility for identifying, executing and managing infrastructure assets. He has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services sector and has been actively involved in infrastructure since 2001. Charles has worked across many sectors, including leading the acquisition of Ontario Teachers' airport assets, High Speed 1 and Koole Terminals and Westerleigh.
James Adam joined Ontario Teachers' in 2006 and is a member of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Infrastructure team. He has been involved in numerous transactions including the acquisitions of Essbio, Brussels Airport, Copenhagen Airports, Sydney Desalination Plant, London City Airport and Westerleigh Group. James currently sits on the boards of Bristol Airport, London City Airport and Westerleigh Group.
Fabrice Chesnais joined the London office of Private Capital in 2016 and has 14 years of industry experience in private equity and investment banking. Fabrice currently sits on the board of OGF and European Camping Group, and is responsible for origination and execution of direct investments in the Consumer, Retail and Leisure sector in Europe, as well as the geographic coverage of France and Benelux.
Eric Hargrave joined Ontario Teachers' in 2009 and has nearly two decades of principal investing, investment banking and accounting experience. He relocated from Toronto to London in 2015 and after nine years of working on the Infrastructure and Natural Resources team, he joined Private Capital in 2018. He is responsible for origination, execution, and management of direct investments in the technology, media and telecom sectors across Europe, as well as geographic coverage for the Nordics. Eric currently serves on the board of Memora.
Marvin Teubner joined the London office of Private Capital in 2011 and has over 15 years of private equity investing experience. He has worked on a number of transactions and was recently involved in the buyouts of Techem, CeramTec, Synlab, Lowell, Bridon, and Burton's Biscuits. Marvin currently serves on the boards of Techem, CeramTec, Synlab, and Lowell.
Joe Topley joined Ontario Teachers' London office in 2016 and is responsible for private equity funds in the EMEA region.