Campbell Lutyens appoints Ontario Teachers’ ex-VP to advisory board

Placement agent Campbell Lutyens has added Wayne Kozun to its advisory board. Previously, Kozun was a senior vice president at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.

PRESS RELEASE

Campbell Lutyens, one of the largest global alternative asset advisory firms focused on fund placement and secondary transactions, is pleased to announce that Wayne Kozun has joined its Advisory Board.

Wayne was until recently a Senior Vice President at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board where his various responsibilities included management of OTPP’s Global Public Equities portfolio, their Relationship Investing team and the direct Long Term Private Equity Investing team. He inter alia co-chaired OTPP’s Responsible Investment Committee and was responsible for the opening of OTPP’s Asian office in Hong Kong in 2013. Wayne joined OTPP in 1995.

Wayne serves on the boards of the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI) and the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation. He holds a BESc from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from its Ivey School of Business. Wayne is based in Toronto.

Campbell Lutyens has expanded its North American business significantly over the last year, doubling its New York team to 20 operating in both primary fund raising and secondary advisory transactions.

“I have greatly admired Wayne since we first worked together on joining the Board of PPI 10 years ago” said John Campbell, Chairman of Campbell Lutyens. “Wayne is greatly respected by his peers in the international pension fund and investment community.” Andrew Sealey, CEO of Campbell Lutyens said “Wayne’s experience will help us to deepen our understanding of the institutional market in North America as we further expand our US business”.

Wayne Kozun’s appointment follows that of Peter Westmacott, the former British Ambassador to the United States and the appointment this year of Gordon Bajnai, the former Prime Minister of Hungary, as Chairman of Campbell Lutyens’ Global Advisory Board.

Background on Campbell Lutyens
Campbell Lutyens is an independent alternative asset advisory firm founded in 1988 and focused on fund placement and secondary transactions. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of over 100 operating from offices in London, New York and Hong Kong.

In this year’s Private Equity International Awards, Campbell Lutyens won the Placement Agent of the Year Europe and the Secondaries Adviser of the Year Europe award and in the Infrastructure Investors Awards won the Placement Agent of the Year Global award.