Mr. Blidner is a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and is responsible for strategic planning and transaction execution. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Asset Management’s Private Funds Group. He is the Chair and a director of Brookfield Business Partners L.P., and a director of Brookfield Asset Management, Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2000, Mr. Blidner was a senior partner at Goodman & Carr LLP, a Toronto-based law firm. He received his LL.B from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar in Ontario as a Gold Medalist.