Paul Manias

Managing Director, Toronto

Paul Manias

Managing Director, Toronto

Paul Manias

Managing Director

Paul has been with OMERS for almost 10 years. As Managing Director with the Growth Equity team, he leads the development of investment themes, sourcing and executing on new opportunities and actively managing current investments.  In terms of his asset management work, Paul is currently the chair of Gain Energy, a Canadian upstream oil and gas producer; the lead OMERS director on PointNorth Capital, a special situations fund; and the chair and a member of the Investment Committee of ArcTern Ventures, an early stage cleantech venture fund.   

Paul has previously served as an OMERS representative on the boards of CEDA Corporation and Gamma-Dynacare Laboratories. 

Prior to joining OMERS Growth Equity, Paul spent four years as a Vice President at OMERS Infrastructure. Prior to joining OMERS, Paul practised law for eight years at Torys LLP in Toronto and at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP in Boston, at all times focused on private equity fund transactions and fund formation. 

Paul is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Board of Bar Overseers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also a Chartered Director. Paul received his JD from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University. 

Paul is a member of the Board of Directors of the McMichael Canadian Art Gallery Foundation, home to an extensive collection of paintings by the Group of Seven. Outside of the office, Paul enjoys spending quality time with his family at the cottage.

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Javiera Zuniga
jzuniga@omers.com

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