Jonathan Belair is the Managing Partner of Power Sustainable Lios. He has 20 years of investing and operating experience, with a deep focus in food, agriculture, and sustainability.

Prior to Power Sustainable Lios, Jonathan most recently spent 5 years as a senior executive at McCain Foods, a global food processing and agriculture company with C$10 billion in revenues. Throughout this period, Jonathan led global M&A, Strategy, and Venture Investing, as well as the Company’s Global Sustainability/ESG function. He has led investments across the food value chain, including in agriculture production, regenerative agriculture, vertical farming, plant-based protein, agriculture data analytics, food processing, and transportation.

Prior to McCain Foods, Jonathan was a senior member of the direct private equity team at OMERS Private Equity (OMERS) where he was responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing direct private equity investments in North America. In addition, Jonathan participated on the board of directors of several portfolio companies and provided strategic and operational leadership to a number of investments.

Prior to OMERS, Jonathan was part of the investment banking group at Scotiabank, where he was involved in mandates across industry groups, focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory, and equity and debt financings.