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Donald Raymond

Donald Raymond

Adjunct Professor, Finance Area


PhD, Queen's University
BSc, Queen's University


Don is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Chair Emeritus of the International Centre for Pension Management at Rotman. He is currently Chief Investment Strategist at QIA, the Sovereign Wealth Fund of the State of Qatar. Prior to that, he served on the founding senior management team of Canada Pension Plan Investments, as its first head of Public Market Investments and subsequently as its first Chief Investment Strategist. Prior to joining CPP Investments, Don worked for Goldman Sachs in New York and Schlumberger in China. He has also served as Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Investment Committee of Queen's University and on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Investment Committee of Great-West LifeCo. 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

  • 2020-present

    Chief Investment Strategist, Qatar Investment Authority

  • 2014-2019

    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.

Featured Work

Investment and Risk Advisory Panel, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Honors and Awards

  • 2010-2014

    Teaching Excellence, Rotman School of Management

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