Advisory Board Co-Chair, Munk School of Global Affairs
Lecturer, Global Markets, Master of Global Affairs
Jonathan Hausman is the Managing Director and Global Head of Strategic Relationships at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), where he is responsible for the Fund’s global hedge fund portfolio, as well as its internal global macro and systematic trading strategies.
Prior to joining 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 People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea, which in 1999 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 also Vice Chairman of the Canadian Council for the Americas, the leading national forum on hemispheric issues. In addition, he serves as Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, where he also lectures on Global Markets and International Political Economy.In 2010, Mr. Hausman received an Arbor Award for his service to the university.
In 2009, Mr. Hausman was selected by the Canadian International Council to be an expert panelist for its Global Positioning Strategy, a major non-partisan initiative to design and recommend to the Canadian government a new approach to international affairs in the changing global environment.
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. Mr. Hausman is a native of Toronto and lives in the city with his wife and two daughters.