Charles Thomazi

Charles Thomazi

  • Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) (London)

Charles Thomazi leads the 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.

Charles currently serves on the boards of Brussels Airport, Copenhagen Airports and Westerleigh. He joined Ontario Teachers' Finance Group in 1995, then moved to the Research and Economics Group before becoming a founding member of Ontario Teachers' Infrastructure Group in 2001. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Charles worked as an Actuarial Specialist at Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson).

Charles holds a B.Sc. (Honours) in Actuarial Science from Western University. He is a CFA charterholder and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Jamie Adam

Jamie Adam

  • Senior Principal (London)

Jamie Adam joined Ontario Teachers' in 2006 and is a member of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Infrastructure team. He was involved in numerous transactions including the acquisitions of Essbio, Brussels Airport, Copenhagen Airports, Sydney Desalination Plant, London City Airport and Westerleigh Group. Jamie currently sits on the boards of Bristol Airport, London City Airport and Westerleigh Group. Before joining Ontario Teachers' he worked in private equity in Toronto.

Jamie earned a BA (Honours) in Political Science from Western University and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. He is a CFA Charterholder and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Charlotte Brunning

Charlotte Brunning

  • Senior Principal (London)

Charlotte Brunning is a member of the EMEA Infrastructure and Natural Resources team and had been with Ontario Teachers' since 2015. She has been involved in a number of direct investments, including London City Airport and SGN Smart, a UK smart metering platform. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Charlotte worked at 3i, Barclays Infrastructure Funds and Macquarie.

Charlotte holds a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the London Business School.

Neil Fleming

Neil Fleming

  • Senior Principal (London)

Neil Fleming is a member of the EMEA Infrastructure and Natural Resources team and has been with Ontario Teachers' since 2005. He relocated from Toronto to London in 2015, and was involved in the acquisitions of Koole Terminals, Sydney Desalination Plant, High Speed 1, Saesa, Esval SA, and GCT Global Container Terminals. Neil serves on the boards of SGN, Birmingham Airport, and Koole Terminals. Prior to joining the Infrastructure team at Ontario Teachers', Neil worked in investment banking at Scotiabank and equity trading at Ontario Teachers'.

Neil earned a BMath (Honours) from the University of Waterloo and a BBA (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a CFA Charterholder and completed the OTPP Private Investments Board of Directors Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

Jacob Nowack

Jacob Nowack

  • Principal (London)

Jacob Nowack joined Ontario Teachers' in 2013 and has been working in the London office since 2014 supporting the organization's Europe, Middle East and Africa Infrastructure Group. Since moving to London, he has been involved in a number of direct investments, including the acquisition of stakes in Koole Terminals and Bristol Airport. Jacob was also involved in the refinancing of Bristol Airport and Copenhagen Airports holding companies.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Jacob worked in the Energy Investment Banking groups of Citigroup and TD Securities. He holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

Alexandra Ruecker

Alexandra Ruecker

  • Principal (London)

Alexandra joined Ontario Teachers' in 2016 and is a member of the London based EMEA Infrastructure team. She has been involved in a number of transactions, including the sale of High Speed 1 and the sale of minority interests in Ontario Teachers' stakes in Bristol and Birmingham Airport. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Alexandra was an Associate in the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Investment Banking team of UBS.

Alexandra holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration/General Management from the European Business School (Germany) and a Masters degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Michael Koortens

Michael Koortens

  • Investment Associate (London)

Michael Koortens joined Ontario Teachers' in 2016 and has been involved with several companies in our UK portfolio, such as SGN, Westerleigh and MapleCo. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Michael worked in the infrastructure division of Macquarie, in London.

Michael earned a Master's degree from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Groningen.