Stacey Purcell

Stacey Purcell

  • Director

Stacey Purcell joined the Infrastructure Group in 2005 and is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team. She has been involved in a number of transactions including the acquisitions of Essbio, Nuevosur, Esval and Saesa. Stacey has served on the boards of Essbio, Esval, Saesa, AndesCan and Bristol Airport. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', she was a part of the corporate development team at Enbridge Inc. and a financial analyst at Enbridge Gas Distribution.

Stacey earned a B.Comm. at Dalhousie University. She is a Chartered Business Valuator and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

John Kaye

John Kaye

  • Senior Principal

John Kaye is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team and is a board member of our Chilean regulated water companies, Essbio and Esval, and our Mexican toll road investment, Arco Norte. John has a variety of transaction experience across the utility, transport and power sectors from his tenure at Ontario Teachers'. He joined the infrastructure team full-time in 2008 after completing an internship with Ontario Teachers' in the summer of 2007. He was previously an investment banking analyst at National Bank Financial.

John earned a BBA (Honours, Economics and Finance) and a B.Sc. (Computer Science) from Bishop's University, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. He is a CFA charterholder and has completed the OTPP Private Investments Board of Directors Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva

  • Senior Principal

Thiago is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team. He joined Ontario Teachers' in 2008 and has been sourcing, reviewing and negotiating investment opportunities in infrastructure and timberland on a global basis. Thiago has worked on the acquisition of Cubico Sustainable Investments, Weyburn Oil field and on the divestment of our timberland investment in Brazil. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', he worked in the private equity group at Brookfield Asset Management in Toronto which focused on real estate, infrastructure and timberland investments. Before that, Thiago worked for nine years in asset management at Braskem in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Thiago holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the School of Industrial Engineering in Sao Paulo, Brazil and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has completed the OTPP Private Investments Board of Directors Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

Anton Kobzev

Anton Kobzev

  • Principal

Anton Kobzev is a member of the Latin America Infrastructure team. He has been involved in the infrastructure sector since 2012 and has significant experience in structuring and executing investments in North and South America.

Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', he worked in investment banking with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Canada.

Anton holds a B.Comm. degree in Finance and Economics from Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto. He is a CFA charterholder.