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Leading Edge with Ontario Teachers' Olivia Steedman | Webinar

Thursday, September 15th 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Virtual, ON

Join WCM for an edition of Leading Edge featuring Olivia Steedman, Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Teachers' Venture Growth (TVG), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’).The event will feature Olivia in conversation with Alice Xu, Principal, Ontario Teachers'. Olivia will share insights into her career trajectory, obstacles faced and take questions from the audience.

About WCM's Leading Edge Sessions
WCM's Leading Edge sessions offer finance professionals and members direct access to some of the industry's most influential thought leaders. Participants will learn prevalent industry trends, market outlooks and insights into future careers in finance, as well as a glimpse into the speaker's personal career journey. These events are targeted at junior and mid-level professional men and women.

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*Ontario Teachers’ employees can access a complimentary ticket by emailing Sabrina Trani at [email protected]

​Olivia Steedman

Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Teachers' Venture Growth (TVG), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’)

Olivia Steedman is Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Teachers' Venture Growth (TVG) which is the venture capital and growth equity arm of the C$242 billion Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’).   TVG currently manages over C$7 billion in net assets, including a portfolio of over 20 private companies and relationships with multiple venture growth funds.  Olivia joined Ontario Teachers' in 2002 as a founding member of the Infrastructure and Natural Resources group, where she served in various senior roles and on multiple portfolio company boards before standing up TVG in 2019.  Before joining Ontario Teachers', Olivia was an Assistant Vice-President in the project finance and privatization group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She also practiced civil engineering at Marshall Macklin Monaghan.   A Professional Engineer and Chartered Professional Accountant, Olivia earned a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Queen's University and has ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.  In 2018 she was recognized by Women's Executive Network as one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women. 

Alice Xu

Principal, Teachers’ Growth Venture, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’)

Alice Xu is a Principal in the Portfolio Development team of Teachers' Venture Growth (TVG). Based in Toronto, her role focuses on value creation, strategic relationships and reporting across the TVG portfolio. She joined Ontario Teachers' in 2013 and gained experience with the Operations, Capital Markets, Investor Relations and Infrastructures & Natural Resources teams before joining TVG in 2021. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Alice worked as an Analyst for CPPIB's Structured Products team. Alice holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and is a CFA and CBV charterholder.

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