Jay Galbraith Bio

Jason R.

Managing Director & Chief Legal Officer

Jay Galbraith joined TorQuest in 2018 and is responsible for overseeing all legal and regulatory affairs at the firm. In this role, Mr. Galbraith has a particular focus on M&A and transaction execution, fundraising and investor relations, fund governance and firm-wide ESG initiatives. Prior to joining TorQuest, Mr. Galbraith was a director and counsel at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where he worked principally with the fund’s private equity arm; a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Toronto, in the M&A practice group; and a private equity attorney at Latham & Watkins in New York.

Mr. Galbraith holds an M.B.A. from the Rotman School of Management, a J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and a B.A. (summa cum laude) from York University. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association.