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Deborah Orida
Deborah Orida
Director
 
Ms. Orida is the Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Real Assets at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a position she has held since September 2020 and where she has worked since 2009. Ms. Orida leads CPPIB’s global Real Assets program, which encompasses Energy & Resources, Infrastructure, Power & Renewables, Real Estate and Portfolio Value Creation. The department is active in major developed and emerging countries and leads data, analytics and digital value creation projects across the portfolio. Ms. Orida has also held other senior leadership roles at CPPIB, including Managing Director, Head of Relationship Investments International, covering Europe and Asia, Managing Director, Head of Private Equity Asia, Hong Kong, and was most recently Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Active Equities. In this position she led CPPIB’s Active Equities department globally, including the Sustainable Investing group, and was executive sponsor of CPPIB’s Climate Change Program. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ms. Orida spent nine years as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York and Toronto. Previously, Ms. Orida was a securities lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto. Ms. Orida previously was a member of the board of directors of Nord Anglia Education Limited, the Bridgepoint Health Foundation and HKBN Ltd., a publicly listed Hong Kong company. Ms. Orida is a member of the Women in Capital Markets Advisory Council. Ms. Orida holds an MBA from The Wharton School and an LLB and BA from Queen’s University, Canada. Ms. Orida was originally nominated to join the Board by CPPIB pursuant to the director nomination agreement we have signed with CPPIB.