Michael Rolland is President and Chief Operating Officer, Asia-Pacific. In this role, Michael oversees and directs operations, business relationships and growth opportunities managed out of the OMERS Australia and Singapore offices. Michael joined OMERS in 2000 and since then has pioneered change and driven success across a number of initiatives. Most recently, as OMERS Chief Investment Officer, Private Markets, Michael was directly responsible for leading the evolution of OMERS Infrastructure and Private Equity into leading, global investment operations. Michael has a diverse background in accounting, commercial finance and a broad range of industry sectors. He holds an Honours degree in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, as well as the CPA and CA designations. Combining his business experience with his deep commitment to giving back, Michael has served on a variety of public, private, charity and community organization boards, both domestically and internationally Michael is an avid sports fan and brings a team approach to work each and every day. He is married and has three children.