Jeff actively participates in Quantum’s investment activities including investment sourcing, due diligence, transaction negotiation, structuring and execution, portfolio company monitoring and investment exits.
Prior to joining Quantum, Jeff was Managing Director, Natural Resources Principal Investing at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). He joined CPPIB in 2009 and focused on building CPPIB’s direct private equity investing capabilities in the oil and gas and mining industries. Jeff led a number of CPPIB’s investments in the upstream oil and gas industry. He was a member of CPPIB’s Private Investments Investment Committee and served as a director on behalf of CPPIB on a number of boards.
Prior to joining CPPIB, Jeff was Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at BHP Billiton in London. Previously, he had a range of senior corporate development roles at Enron Corp and spent several years as both an investment banker (UBS Securities, The First Boston Corporation and Kidder, Peabody & Company) and consultant (McKinsey & Company and ICF Incorporated) to natural resource companies.
Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.