Cathy Carlin is Executive Vice President & Senior Managing Director, Global Equities. She re-joined OMERS in December 2016 and has responsibility for overall strategic leadership and portfolio management of global equities, intellectual property, external funds and the event-driven platform. Her team of 20 investment professionals is located in Toronto, New York City and London. Cathy has over 25 years of experience in the capital markets, and has built a reputation as a trusted financial steward and a collaborative leader. After beginning her career as a credit analyst, Cathy joined OMERS Capital Markets in 1990 where she had accountability for a portfolio within the Canadian equity mandate. Cathy subsequently joined TD Wealth in 2011 where she led a team that developed equity portfolios and counselled investment advisers on portfolio structuring for their high net worth clients. Cathy is a CFA charterholder and has an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Cathy has been a speaker for the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, and is a member of the CODE Foundation Board, which supports the advancement of global literacy and education.