Senior Portfolio Manager, Capital Markets Group, External Public Investments and Credit, OPTrust
Brandon Gill New is a Senior Portfolio Manager in the Capital Markets Group at OPTrust. In her role, she provides strategic direction and oversight over a number of strategies within the plan’s portfolio of C$6B externally-managed public-markets funds. She also sits on the Capital Markets and Incubation Portfolio Investment Committees and is involved in a number of efforts related to Responsible Investment.
Prior to joining OPTrust in early 2018, Brandon was a Director at BMO Capital Partners, a proprietary private debt and equity fund at Bank of Montreal. She also spent a decade at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. There, she served as a Portfolio Manager in the Alternative Investments Division managing a portfolio of global hedge funds and esoteric investment funds, and as an Assistant Portfolio Manager in the Public Equities Division covering Emerging Markets equities.
Brandon holds an MBA from London Business School and a B.A. in International Economics from Middlebury College in Vermont. She is also a CFA Charterholder.