Global Conference 2017
CEO, Brookfield Asset Management
Bruce Flatt is the CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $250 billion of assets under management focused on real estate, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Mr. Flatt joined Brookfield in 1990 and has been CEO for 15 years. Under his leadership, Brookfield has developed a global presence with 700 investment professionals in 100 offices across more than 30 countries. Previously, Mr. Flatt ran Brookfield's real estate operations, including the acquisition out of bankruptcy of Olympia & York in New York in the early 1990s, which became the basis of growth for the real estate group. Following this, the company proceeded to build and acquire a global portfolio of iconic office buildings by investing in numerous corporate distress situations. The same build-out was also completed within Brookfield's renewable power, infrastructure and private equity businesses. Mr. Flatt has served on more than 20 public company boards over the past two decades.