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Daanish Afzal

Portfolio Manager
Daanish joined RPIA in 2011 and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager. His primary responsibility lies in managing the U.S. Investment Grade Portfolio in partnership with senior Portfolio Managers. This includes portfolio construction, managing primary issue flow, trading in secondary, building and maintaining relationships with U.S. trading counterparties and syndicates, as well as credit research and idea generation.

Daanish previously managed the firm’s European Portfolio from 2015 to 2017. Prior to this, he gained experience in a variety of roles, encompassing interest rate, provincial trading and strategies, front end Canadian credit research and trading, and across middle office and risk.

Daanish has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. He completed his Master of Finance Degree from the Rotman School of Management in 2018, graduating on the Dean’s List, First Class. He is also a CFA charter holder.