Connecting to What MattersAugust 20, 2021
Neil Cunningham, President and Chief Executive Officer, Public Sector Pension Investment Board
Neil Cunningham is President and Chief Executive Officer at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). Prior to this appointment, Mr. Cunningham acted as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate and Natural Resources at PSP Investments. With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Cunningham has deep industry knowledge and expertise in the real estate and financial industries.
Mr. Cunningham joined PSP Investments in 2004 and was instrumental in building the Real Estate group into one of the largest, most respected and successful institutional investment teams in the world. He also led the team responsible for Natural Resources’ success in investing globally and establishing relationships with best-in-class local operators.
Mr. Cunningham was responsible for leading and implementing the organization’s transformative workplace strategy. He was also a key contributor to the diversity awareness and inclusion initiatives and the development of a common corporate culture of collaboration and teamwork. He served on the Senior Management Committee, the Management Risk and Investment Committee, as well as the Talent Committee.
Prior to joining PSP Investments, Mr. Cunningham worked in various roles in the finance industry with Merrill Lynch Real Estate Finance Group, Brazos (Hudson) Advisors Canada, National Bank of Canada and Coopers & Lybrand.
Mr. Cunningham holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Join us for a virtual fireside chat with Neil Cunningham, President & CEO of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), as he discusses PSP’s two-decade journey and shares his views on:
- The importance of public sector pensions in Canada and the new opportunity in long-term value creation.
- The evolution of PSP Investments’ approach to ESG, Ei&D and climate change.
- The legacy of COVID-19 in shaping market activity and new opportunities for long-term investors.
Neil Cunningham will be interviewed by Bill Robson, Chief Executive Officer, C.D. Howe Institute.
C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests.