David Nowak, Chairman
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Mr. Nowak is the Chairman of the Board. 

Mr. Nowak is a Managing Partner in Brookfield’s Private Equity Group, responsible for investment origination, analysis and execution across North America. Mr. Nowak has deep experience in principal investing and the execution of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Nowak holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Duke University where he graduated as a Fuqua Scholar.

Fred Tomczyk, Lead Director
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Mr. Tomczyk has more than 35-years of experience in the financial services industry with extensive expertise in wealth management, banking and insurance. Mr. Tomczyk most recently held the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (“TD Ameritrade”), from October 2008 to October 2016. Prior to Mr. Tomczyk’s time at TD Ameritrade, he held executive leaderships positions with TD Bank Group, TD Canada Trust, TD Bank and London Life and London Insurance Group. Mr. Tomczyk received a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University and subsequently obtained his Chartered Accountant designation. In 2006, he was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Tomczyk currently serves on the board of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Athletic Alumni Advisory Council of Cornell University. He previously served on a number of boards in both Canada and the United States including London Life/London Insurance Group, Meloche Monnex, Knight Capital and TD Ameritrade.

Dana Ades-Landy, Independent Director
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Ms. Ades-Landy works in the Special Loan Group of the National Bank of Canada. Prior to this, Ms. Ades-Landy was the Chief Executive Officer of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada (Quebec). Ms. Ades-Landy has more than 25 years of experience as an executive in the banking industry, including executive leadership positions at Scotiabank, Laurentian Bank and the National Bank of Canada. Ms. Ades-Landy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance/Accounting from Concordia University. Ms. Ades-Landy was awarded the Top 100 Women in Canada in both 2007 and 2009. Ms. Ades-Landy is an experienced board director and graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD program. She currently serves on the board of First Lion Holdings, Alithya Group Inc, Peak Fintech Group and Innovaderm. She was until August 2020 the Chair of the Audit Committee at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Sharon Giffen, Independent Director
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Ms. Giffen has been a director of Genworth Financial Mortgage Insurance Company Canada since July 2015. Ms. Giffen has spent her professional career in the life insurance business, holding several executive positions at the Independent Order of Foresters, including Chief Actuary, Chief Financial Officer, President of the Canadian Division and Chief Risk Officer. She serves on the board of directors of Brookfield Annuity Company, Group Medical Services and RSA Canada. Ms. Giffen also serves on the board of the Society of Actuaries. Ms. Giffen is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and holds the ICD.D designation.

Lyndsay Hatlelid, Affiliated Director
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Ms. Hatlelid is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Brookfield Reinsurance Partners. In this role, Ms. Hatlelid provides strategic and legal advice across Brookfield’s reinsurance business, and has oversight of legal, compliance and risk activities. Ms. Hatlelid was previously responsible for legal and transaction execution within Brookfield’s Private Equity Group. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2017, Ms. Hatlelid was a lawyer at a leading Toronto-based law firm, where her practice focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Ms. Hatlelid also serves the board of directors of Brookfield’s reinsurance subsidiary, North End Re Ltd. Ms. Hatlelid holds a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Martin Laguerre, Affiliated Director
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Mr. Laguerre serves as Executive Vice-President and Head of Private Equity and Capital Solutions at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”). In this role, he is responsible for the global private equity investment portfolio and for the structured finance investment bi-portfolio, which combines the Private Equity and fixed income portfolios and provides an additional source of asset allocation. The teams he manages are responsible for initiating, executing and monitoring transactions. Prior to joining CDPQ, Mr. Laguerre held senior positions at Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and General Electric. Mr. Laguerre is a CFA Charterholder and has his International Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University.

Stuart Levings, Affiliated Director
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Mr. Levings assumed his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2015. Prior to that Mr. Levings served in the roles of Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, as well as Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Levings joined the Company in July 2000 as the Financial Controller, and has also held positions in finance and product development, including five years as Chief Financial Officer. Before that, Mr. Levings spent seven years with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Levings holds a CPA, CA professional designation with over 20 years of professional experience in a variety of industry sectors. Mr. Levings holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of South Africa and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Erson Olivan, Affiliated Director
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Mr. Olivan is a Senior Vice President in Brookfield’s Private Equity Group, where his responsibilities include the origination, evaluation, execution, and monitoring of investments for Brookfield. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2010, Mr. Olivan was most recently with CIBC World Markets’ Investment Banking Group, where he was involved in a number of private and public financings and M&A advisory mandates. Mr. Olivan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Finance and Accounting from the University of British Columbia and is a CFA Charterholder.

Neil Parkinson, Independent Director
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Mr. Parkinson joined the Board in February 2017 and has been Chair of the Audit Committee since June 2017. Mr. Parkinson is a professional accountant and consultant with over 40 years of experience in the insurance and financial services field. He was a partner in KPMG from 1988 until his retirement in 2016, and was national leader of the firm’s Canadian insurance practice from 2004 to 2015. He was deputy chair of KPMG’s global insurance contracts accounting technical committee, chair of the Insurance Auditors Advisory Committee for the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada from 2009 to 2016, and a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board’s Insurance Accounting Task Force from 2006 to 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, a Fellow of CPA Ontario (FCPA) and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada, Gore Mutual Insurance Company, the University of Guelph and of the Actuarial Profession Oversight Board.

David Planques, Independent Director
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Mr. Planques is a Vice Chairman at PwC Canada (retiring June 30, 2021). He is the Canadian Leader of PwC One Analytics, managing a team focused on using Data Analytics, Machine Learning and AI to solve complex business issues. Mr. Planques has been providing financial services expertise for over 35 years in multiple industries and countries. For the five previous years Mr. Planques led PwC’s Canadian Deals Business, focusing on M&A, Crisis, and Value Creation. He represented PwC Deals on the Canadian Firm Leadership team. Mr. Planques graduated from University of Western Ontario and holds a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

Rajinder (Raj) Singh, Independent Director
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Mr. Singh served as the Chief Risk Officer of Global Mortgage Insurance for Genworth Financial, Inc. from 2014 through 2021 and has previously served in similar roles at CitiMortgage and GE Capital. Mr. Singh also serves as director on the board of India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation and of Appalachian Trail Conservancy. He has previously served as director on the board of Genworth Australia and of Seguros de Credito a la Vivienda, Mexico. Mr. Singh has his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Rochester's Simon Business School, a Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University, and a Bachelor Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.