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.
Adjunct Professor of Finance, Rotman School of Management
Chief Investment Strategist, Qatar Investment Authority
Managing Partner & CIO, Alignvest Investment Management
SVP and Chief Investment Strategist, CPP Investment Board
Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Research Analyst, Burns Fry Ltd.
Investment and Risk Advisory Panel, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Honors and Awards
Teaching Excellence, Rotman School of Management