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Donald Raymond

Donald Raymond

    Donald Raymond

    Adjunct Professor of Finance

    Degrees: PhD, Queen's University
    BSc, Queen's University
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    Don is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and past Chair of the International Centre for Pension Management at Rotman. Don is currently Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Alignvest Management Corporation, a leading, global alternative investment firm. Prior to joining Alignvest in April, 2014, Don served for 12½ years on the senior management team of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), most recently as its first Chief Investment Strategist. Prior to joining CPPIB in 2001, Don worked for Goldman Sachs for seven years. He holds a PhD in engineering from Queen's University, specializing in nonlinear systems.

    Academic Positions

    2010-pres  Adjunct Professor of Finance; Rotman School of Management

    Non-Academic Positions

    2014-pres  Managing Partner & CIO;Alignvest Investment Management
    2001-2014  SVP and Chief Investment Strategist;CPP Investment Board
    1994-2001  Vice President;Goldman Sachs & Co.
    1991-1994  Research Analyst;Burns Fry Ltd.

    Honors and Awards

    2010-2014  Teaching Excellence; Rotman School of Management

    Other Info

    Don teaches RSM 4323 "Investments" in the Masters of Finance Program with Professor Peter Christoffersen. He is Chair Emeritus of the International Centre for Pension Management at Rotman and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University and past Chair of the Investment Committee. He is also on the Investment and Risk Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and a Director of Great-West Lifeco.  

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