William's distinguished career most recently included his service as President and CEO of the University of Toronto Asset Management Corp (“UTAM”), managing Canada’s largest University pension and endowment funds. Under his leadership, UTAM developed a reputation as a pre-eminent asset manager with expertise in alternative investments. Before assuming the role of President and CEO of UTAM, Bill had a long career at RBC Capital Markets, ultimately serving as Vice-Chairman.
In addition, he has served on several community, industry and public boards. Bill was a founding Director of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC") and Chair of Market Regulation Services Inc. More recently, he served as a member of the Ontario Ministry of Finance’s Pooled Asset Management Implementation Working Group. Bill holds a BA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the University of Chicago and is a CFA® charterholder.