Biography

Jonathan Hausman is Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Investment Strategy at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP). He is a member of OTPP’s Investments Executive and Global Investment Committee, and serves as Chair of its Emerging Markets Committee. He was previously Head of Alternative Investments and Global Tactical Asset Allocation, responsible for the Fund’s global hedge fund portfolio and internal global macro and systematic trading strategies. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers’,

Mr. Hausman was Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, where he held positions in its New York, London and Hong Kong offices, managing sovereign risk strategy and advising government clients on their external financings and international credit ratings. His clients included the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Italy, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea, which conferred on him a National Award of Merit in recognition of his advisory work for the Korean government through the Asia Crisis. Mr. Hausman is a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto (UofT), where he was founding Co-Chair of the School’s Advisory Board and is presently a Lecturer on Global Political Economy. He received an Arbor Award for his service to the university.

Mr. Hausman also serves as Chair of the Canadian Council for the Americas and is a member of the Board of Directors of Capitalize for Kids. Before beginning his career in international finance, Mr. Hausman worked as Special Assistant to the Premier of the Province of Ontario. He holds a BA (Hons.) from McGill University, an MSc. (Econ.) from the London School of Economics, and an MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He also has ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. Hausman is a native of Toronto and lives in the city with his wife and two daughters.