Partner – Toronto
Prior to joining Searchlight in 2019, Mr. Claerhout led Infrastructure & Natural Resources investing at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (“OTPP”) where he worked for 13 years. Prior to running the Infrastructure & Natural Resources business, Mr. Claerhout led the private equity Consumer & Industrials sectors and spent a number of years leading the London office. Prior to OTPP, Mr. Claerhout worked at Edgestone Capital, Pacific Equity Partners, and Bain. Mr. Claerhout received an HBA from the University of Western Ontario, a degree from the Executive Program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a degree from the Directors Education Program at University of Toronto – Rotman School of Management.