Sera Global

A leading global real assets private markets advisor


Leo van den Thillart

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Toronto, Canada

Leo Van Der Thillart

Leo is the Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Partner of Sera Global.

He has over 20 years’ experience in the alternatives asset management industry in senior management roles, and as a business builder with extensive strategic, capital formation, product development, manager M&A and alternative investments advisory experience and has raised more than $250 billion of capital across funds, co-investments and direct investments.

Leo was formerly a Managing Partner at Brookfield Asset Management and Global Head of Brookfield’s Private Funds Group from 2009 through 2020, instrumental in building out Brookfield’s Private Funds Group and responsible for the global marketing strategy, fundraising and product development of Brookfield’s private funds.

Leo is a Board and Foundation Investment Committee member for the Menninger Clinic (a top-ranked psychiatric hospital). He is also a Board and Investment Committee member for CABHI, the Centre of Aging & Brain Health Innovation (solution accelerator focused on driving innovation in the aging and brain health sector).