Blair Cowper-Smith serves as the Chair on the Timbercreek Capital Inc. Advisory Committee.

Mr. Cowper-Smith is the principal of Canadian advisory firm Erin Park Business Solutions. Previously, Mr. Cowper-Smith was Corporate Affairs Officer of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) where he also served as a member of the Senior Executive Team from 2008 to 2017 where his responsibilities included regulatory affairs, law and governance. Prior to joining OMERS, he was a Senior Partner at McCarthy Tetrault LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure, governance and private equity.

Mr. Cowper-Smith’s current or prior board appointments include Porter Airlines, 407 ETR, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario, the Global Strategic Investment Alliance and Face the Future Foundation. He has served on the Public Policy Committee of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance and on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission. Mr. Cowper-Smith regularly delivers lectures on governance at the Directors College at McMaster University.

Mr. Cowper Smith holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM) from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and holds his ICD.D.