Robert Sturgeon joined the GSR team in 2017, with a particular focus on Latin America. Prior to Ontario Teachers', Robert was Head of Funds at Export Development Canada (EDC). During his nine years at EDC, he was involved in all aspects of venture capital and private equity fund investing, including sourcing, executing and managing a portfolio of almost 100 limited partner commitments in Latin America, North America, Western Europe, Asia and Africa. Prior to EDC, Robert spent eight years in South America with a lower middle-market private equity firm investing in the Andean Region.
Robert earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria and is a graduate of the Institutional Limited Partners Association Institute and the LAVCA / Wharton Latin American Private Equity program.