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Leo de Bever
Senior Fellow

PhD, University of Wisconsin

B.A. (Economics), University of Oregon


Leo de Bever started his career at the Bank of Canada, and has so far worked with eight public and private organizations in four countries.  

Over the last two decades the search for superior pension and endowment returns at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and most recently as CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corporation led him to become an early investor in infrastructure, timberland, commodities.

He is now working with long-term investors to combine the profitable and the desirable and use their cash and patience to capitalize on growing opportunities in commercializing new technologies. 

Leo was born in the Netherlands. He received a B.A. in economics from the University of Oregon, and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.