Leo de Bever, Chairman, Oak Point Energy

Leo de Bever, Chairman, Oak Point Energy

bioMr. Leo de Bever recently retired as CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), one of Canada’s largest institutional investment managers with $85 billion of assets under management.  He joined AIMCo as first CEO in August 2008.

He started his 40-year career at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa in 1975, and has served financial institutions in Canada, the U.S, Japan and Australia, including nearly ten years as senior vice-president at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. He has in the past acted as advisor to the Norwegian Pension Plan, and Dutch pension fund APG. He is a Senior Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute.

Leo grew up in the Netherlands.  He received a B.A. in economics from the University of Oregon, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin.

He is currently working on commercialization of new technology with a number of small companies, notably as Chairman of Oak Point Energy.