Ryan Barry

Board Chair

Ryan is Managing Director, Head of Legal at CPP Investments, with responsibility for delivery of legal services globally, including enterprise and investment legal support across the organization through both internal and external counsel.  He also chairs CPP Investments’ Pension Committee and is a member of the Investment Risk Committee.

Before joining CPP Investments, Ryan was general counsel of Turtle Creek Asset Management, a North American equity hedge fund business. He is also a prior managing director and head of multi-manager funds with The Carlyle Group, through its subsidiary Diversified Global Asset Management (DGAM), where he led management of global portfolios of hedge funds, credit funds, other private market funds and co-investments for institutional investors. He also previously acted as DGAM’s general counsel, and began his career practicing corporate law at Torys LLP with emphasis on M&A and corporate finance.

A member of the Law Society of Ontario, Ryan has Master of Finance and Law degrees from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University.