Datuk Ben Chan will be the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s regional managing director for the Asia-Pacific starting June 1, 2018.

“I am thrilled to welcome Ben to the Ontario Teachers’. I am sure that he will make an immediate contribution to our activities, given his long track record as an impactful investor and supportive collaborator with the investment partners that we work with in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Jo Taylor, senior managing director, international, at Ontario Teachers’. “Ben’s in-depth knowledge of the region will serve us well as we look to grow our investments in Asia-Pacific and support our portfolio of international companies looking to expand their footprint and capabilities in that region.”

Chan will oversee investments in the region from the plan’s Hong Kong office. He joins Ontario Teachers’ from Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the Malaysian government’s strategic investment fund, where he served as co-head of investments and investment lead in China.

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