Chief Investment Officer
Ralph Berg is Chief Investment Officer. He is responsible for the global strategy across all of OMERS investment activities.
Ralph, who has more than 25 years of investment industry experience, joined OMERS in 2013. He previously served as Global Head of OMERS Capital Markets, leading a world-class team responsible for public market investments representing nearly half of OMERS net investment assets. Before that, he spent more than eight years with OMERS Infrastructure, including six as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Infrastructure overseeing the growth and management of a portfolio of high-quality assets that now extends across five continents. Under Ralph’s leadership, OMERS capital markets and infrastructure portfolios became significantly broader and deeper across sectors and geographies.
Prior to joining OMERS, Ralph was a Managing Director and the Head of the European Energy & Power Team at Credit Suisse, where he spent seven years advising clients in M&A, IPO and structured finance transactions. Before that, he worked in the Energy team at Deutsche Bank in New York and London for almost 12 years.
Ralph holds a Law degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires, and investment strategy, leadership and business qualifications from The Wharton School, IMD Business School and Emory University – Goizueta Business School.