Thursday June 6, 2013 – Toronto Roundtable Event – Lifting the Veil on PSP Investments: One of Canada’s Largest Yet Least-known Pension Investment Funds
Gordon Fyfe shared some insights into the origins, strategy and operations of a low-profile organization that has grown from nowhere to assets of $70 billion-plus in little more than a decade. He discussed how and why a number of big Canadian funds, PSP included, are being hailed these days in global investment circles as models to emulate.
Mr. Fyfe was appointed President and CEO of PSP Investments in October 2003. PSP Investments is one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers. It invests funds for the pension plans of the Public Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Forces and its Reserve Force.
Prior to joining PSP Investments, Mr. Fyfe held the position of President, CDP Capital – World Markets. Before joining CDP Capital, Mr. Fyfe was President and Chief Operating Officer of TAL International, a division of TAL Global Asset Management. He was previously a Vice President at JP Morgan in London, England.
Mr. Fyfe is a member of the Board of Directors of Revera Inc., Telesat Canada and TimberWest Forest Corp. He also serves as Chair of the Emory Center for Alternative Investments in Atlanta and as Chair of the Pacific Pension Institute (PPI). He is a graduate of INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France and UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia.