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Mike Woollatt

Head of Canada

Mike is a Managing Director in the Client Solutions Group and Head of Canada. He previously worked on the Fund Investment & Managed Solutions and Direct Equity teams.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2019, Mike was a Director at OMERS pension plan in the venture capital and growth equity groups. Prior to OMERS, Mike was the CEO of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He has also co-founded a management consulting firm and has held senior executive roles at a few major Canadian corporations.

Prior to entering the private sector, Mike worked for the Government of Canada, first as a research economist and then as a political and policy advisor to the Minister of Finance. Mike has also worked overseas as an economist on World Bank funded international development projects and taught economics at the university level. Mike is a frequent commentator on both broadcast and print media on the state of the Canadian private capital markets.

Mike holds a Master of Economics from the University of British Columbia.

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BNN Bloomberg: Smart Wealth with Thane Stenner

Head of Canada Mike Woollatt joins BNN Bloomberg’s Smart Wealth with Thane Stenner podcast, sharing insight on Hamilton Lane’s history and growth, and the current opportunity set in the private markets.

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Wealth Professional: How Hamilton Lane plans to lead in the Canadian private-market space

Head of Canada Mike Woollatt spoke to Wealth Professional for this feature on the retail market in Canada.

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