Graeme Eadie, the former global head of real assets at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has joined GLP’s newly created fund management board.

Singapore-headquartered GLP said its has set up the new board to enhance ”the company’s governance and risk management infrastructure” as the firm continues to grow its fund management platform.

The board is chaired by former GLP chairman Seek Ngee Huat who will be joined by Eadie and Richard Levin.

Seek is currently chairman of the Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies at the National University of Singapore where he is also practice professor of real estate. He is also a senior advisor to Frasers Property and CPPIB.

Eadie is currently a senior advisor to CPPIB, where he spent 13 years in various senior positions including as senior managing director and global head of real assets until March this year.

Levin was president of Yale University from 1993 to 2013. He currently serves as a director of American Express and C3 IoT and acts as an advisor to Temasek, TPG and Coursera, where he was previously CEO.

Ming Mei, co-founder and CEO of GLP, said: “The global insights and industry visibility of our directors will provide a valuable business perspective as we advance GLP’s global growth strategy in real estate, private equity and infrastructure to continue creating exceptional value for our investors.”

Seek said: “I am delighted to chair GLP’s fund management board alongside distinguished industry leaders Graeme and Rick. We look forward to offering our experience and expertise to help the company strategically grow its platform over the long-term.”