- Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets
Ziad Hindo manages the Capital Markets group, which comprises centralized trading with treasury and execution capabilities to support all of Ontario Teachers' investment groups. This team is responsible for executing on a centralized trade strategy that allows the Fund to focus on the needs of today's more sophisticated trading environment, with its increasing regulatory complexity, and the risks inherent in both. In addition, the Capital Markets' group provides reliable income through Fixed Income & Alternative Investments.
Ziad joined Ontario Teachers' in 2000 and was most recently Senior Vice-President, Tactical Asset Allocation & Natural Resources. He earned a B.Sc. at the University of York, an M.Sc. from the University of Warwick, and is a CFA charterholder.
- Managing Director, Credit, Insurance Linked Securities and Equity Products
Gillian Brown is responsible for the Equity, Credit and Insurance-Linked Securities investing teams within the Capital Market Group. Since joining Ontario Teachers' in 1995, Gillian has held progressively more senior roles; she was Director, Credit, Insurance Linked Securities, Equity Products in our Capital Markets team, and earlier, Director, Derivative Strategies and Trading within the Tactical Asset Allocation and Natural Resources department.
Gillian has more than 20 years of industry experience in equity and derivatives investment management. She holds a B.Comm. from McGill University and is a CFA charterholder.
- Managing Director, Fixed-Income. Currencies & Commodities (FICC)
Jason is responsible for leading Ontario Teachers' Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities team at the Fund. The team is responsible for the overall Fund exposures to these asset classes and related active programs.
Since joining the Fund in 1995, Jason has held progressively more senior positions, most recently Vice-President, Fixed Income. He holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and is a CFA charterholder.
- Managing Director, Execution & Treasury
Kevin Duggan is responsible for the execution capabilities for all Capital Markets asset classes as well as oversight for the Treasury Division.
Kevin joined Ontario Teachers' in 1997 and was most recently Vice-President, Equity Products within the Tactical Asset Allocation and Natural Resource department. He has over 20 years' experience in investment management. Kevin holds a B.Comm. from Concordia University and is a CFA charterholder.
- Director, Global Tactical Asset Allocation
Steve Saldanha heads the Global Tactical Asset Allocation team specializing in active public market investments across various asset classes in both emerging and developed countries. He also oversees the quantitative trading team that trades systematically across multiple asset classes and geographies.
Prior to joining Ontario Teachers' in 2006, Steve was a portfolio manager at TD Asset Management and CT Investment Management, and before that he was an economist at CIBC World Markets, Nesbitt Burns and TD Securities. Steve is a CFA charterholder and holds a MA in Economics from the University of Toronto.
- Director, Alternative Investments
Danilo Simonelli is responsible for Ontario Teachers' hedge funds program. His team manages the allocation to global hedge funds across multiple strategies. Danilo joined Ontario Teachers' in 2005, and was most recently Director, Developed Markets Fixed Income & Currencies. Previously, he worked at JPMorgan in its London office as a member of the debt capital markets origination group. He is a member of the advisory board of the Masters in Financial Economics program at the University of Toronto and a former board member of Cordiant Capital.
Danilo holds a Laurea cum laude in Finance and Economics from Milan's Bocconi University and a Masters in Financial Economics from the University of Toronto. He is a CFA charterholder and has an ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.