Jonathan Hausman

Jonathan Hausman

Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs



Biography

Mr. Hausman is a Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs. He was also founding Co-Chair of the School’s Advisory Board and continues to lecture on Global Markets and International Political Economy. Mr. Hausman received an Arbor Award for this service to the University of Toronto. He is also Managing Director and Head of Global Strategic Relationships at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where he is responsible for developing and cultivating key investment partnerships around the world. He is also responsible for coordinating the Fund’s global efforts, with particular focus in Latin America. Previously, he served as Vice President, Alternative Investments and Global Tactical Asset Allocation, responsible for Ontario Teachers’ global hedge fund portfolio, as well as its 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 financing 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 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 also serves as Chair of the Canadian Council for the Americas and is a member of the Board of Directors of Capitalize for Kids, and the Hold’em for Life Charity Challenge Committee. In 2009, Mr. Hausman was selected by the Canadian International Council to be an expert panellist 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. 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



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