Jo Taylor joined Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) in 2012 as Head of the London Office for Teachers’ Private Capital and, in 2014, was promoted to Regional Managing Director, EMEA. In that role, Jo has responsibility for overseeing the full cycle of origination, analysis, execution, value creation and eventual realisation of private investments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Jo has over 30 years’ investment experience, including more than 20 years with 3i Group plc, an international private equity and infrastructure investor. There he was the Head of Venture, Member of Group Management and Investment Committees, and CEO of US Investment Subsidiaries. As well as his role as Chairman of Camelot, Jo is also currently Chairman of Helly Hansen and a non-executive director at Premier Lotteries, Scotia Gas Networks and Burton's Biscuits. Jo holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BA (Honours) from London University.