Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure & Natural Resources,
Asia Pacific Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP)
Bruce Crane leads Ontario Teachers’ infrastructure investing activities across Asia-Pacific and currently serves on the boards of Sydney Desalination Plant, Equis Developmentand India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. Bruce joined Ontario Teachers’ in 2020as one of the initial members of its new Singapore office, its2nd in Asia after the Hong Kong office.
Prior to joining Ontario Teachers’, Brucespent nearly 10 yearsat OMERS Infrastructure where he most recently led their investing efforts in Asia. Previously, he was based in New York where he focused on North & South America transport and energy related investments. While at OMERS, he served on Boards at Midland Cogeneration Ventures, Chicago Skyway, GNLQ Regas (Chile) and IndInfravit Toll Roads(India). Prior to that, Bruce worked in Investment Banking atUBS (NYC) and Morgan Stanley (Houston) and earlier as a Field Engineer for Foster Wheeler (global).
Bruce holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Columbia Business School.
Ontario Teacher’s profile:
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. It pays defined benefit pensions and invest plan assets on behalf of its members — about 331,000 retired and working teachers.
Ontario Teachers’ has C$221.2 billion in net assets* and holds a diverse global portfolio, approximately 80% of which is managed in-house. Since its inception in 1990, it has earned an annual total-fund net return of 9.6%.As part of its infrastructure mandate, OTPP targets long-term investments in high quality assets that provide critical services to society and contribute to the transition to a low-carbon economy with a commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. The Infrastructure and Natural Resources portfolio stand at C$25.2 billion.
Ontario Teachers' is an independent organization headquartered in Toronto. Its Asia-Pacific regional offices are in Hong Kong and Singapore, and its Europe, Middle East & Africa region office is in London. (*all figures at December 31, 2020 unless noted)