Ryan Selwood is a Partner and Chief Development Officer at Carlyle based in New York. In his role, he is involved in a range of investment and management activities across Carlyle, working alongside many in leadership to drive major priorities including growth initiatives and corporate M&A. He will serve on Investment Committees across all segments of the firm. He is also a member of Carlyle's Leadership and Operating Committees.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Selwood spent over 15 years at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”), one of the world’s largest investors of private capital, where he was Head of Direct Private Equity and a member of the Global Leadership Team with responsibility for the firm’s CA$53 billion direct PE portfolio across North America and Europe. He also served on its Investment Decision Committee, which approves large investments across all asset classes globally, and its Private Equity Investment Committee. Prior to CPP Investments, Mr. Selwood was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co.
He has served on the boards of Waymo, Wilton Re, Dorna Sports, Antares, Ascot Group and AWAS Aviation Capital.
Mr. Selwood earned his LL.B./MBA from Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business at York University and his BA from Western University.