Douglas Chau | Chief Risk Officer & Head of Resesarch
University of Toronto Asset Management

Douglas Chau, Chief Risk Officer & Head of Resesarch, University of Toronto Asset Management

Doug joined UTAM in 2017 and is responsible for asset allocation modeling, risk management and measurement, research, and performance analysis. Doug chairs the Management Investment Risk Committee and is a member of several other internal management committees.

Previously, Doug worked for 15 years at OPTrust, where his responsibilities included developing strategic allocation models, risk factor research, internal and external portfolio evaluations, implementing performance and ALM systems and developing a set of quantitative tools to inform investment decisions.

Doug holds a PhD in Finance from the EDHEC Business School, a Master’s degree in Science with a specialisation in Finance from the University of Reading (M.Sc.), a Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Toronto (M.Sc.), and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and its Applications from the University of Toronto (B.Sc.). In addition, Doug holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Professional Risk Manager (PRM) and Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) designations. Doug joined UTAM in 2017 and is responsible for asset allocation modeling, risk management and measurement, research, and performance analysis. Doug chairs the Management Investment Risk Committee and is a member of several other internal management committees.

Previously, Doug worked for 15 years at OPTrust, where his responsibilities included developing strategic allocation models, risk factor research, internal and external portfolio evaluations, implementing performance and ALM systems and developing a set of quantitative tools to inform investment decisions.

Doug holds a PhD in Finance from the EDHEC Business School, a Master’s degree in Science with a specialisation in Finance from the University of Reading (M.Sc.), a Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Toronto (M.Sc.), and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and its Applications from the University of Toronto (B.Sc.). In addition, Doug holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Professional Risk Manager (PRM) and Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) designations.

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