Special Advisor, Office of the CEO, Direct Private Equity & Sustainable Energy Group, CPPIB
Avik is Special Advisor, Office of the CEO, Direct Private Equity & Sustainable Energy Group for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
He serves as a member of the Private Investments Investment Committee and the Investment Department Decision Committee for Public Market Investments. Prior to joining CPPIB, Avik was President & CEO of Remvest Energy Partners in Houston, USA.
Previously, he was a Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Remora Energy, a private energy company. He has been active in the global energy sector since 1999 with roles across industry, private equity and investment banking. He has previously worked with a number of organizations including First Reserve, Deutsche Bank and EnCana Corporation. Avik currently serves on the board of Teine Energy, where he is Chairman, plus the boards of Seven Generations Energy, Enactus Canada and the Young Professionals in Energy organization. In 2013, he was recognized as the national Enactus alumnus of the year. In addition, Avik is a co-founder of Coyotes Management LLC, the General Partner for the Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary.
Previosuly, Avik has been a speaker at the Canada Assembly.
In 2021, Avik joined the North America Assembly Energy Transition Advisory Board. Read the takeaways here >>