Michael Smerdon

Executive Operating Partner

Michael leads the asset management activities for a number of Northleaf’s infrastructure investments in North America.    

Prior to joining Northleaf in 2023, Michael was General Manager of Infrastructure Investments at Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan where he led the infrastructure team. Previously, he was CEO of iCON Infrastructure’s North American business and CFO at Capstone Infrastructure Corporation for eight years. Prior to Capstone, Michael spent 11 years at Macquarie where he served as a key member of the senior management team of New York-based Macquarie Infrastructure Partners Inc., managing Macquarie’s North American port investments as well as leading the capital raise and structuring for Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II.  

Michael received an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. Michael holds the CFA and ICD.D designations.