Executive Profiles - Daniel Chornous - RBC Global Asset Management

Executive Profiles

Daniel E. Chornous, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Dan Chornous is Chief Investment Officer of RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), asset management division of the Royal Bank of Canada. The firm manages assets of $425 billion for institutional, high net worth and retail clients in fixed income, equity and alternative mandates in Canada and around the world. At RBC GAM, Dan is responsible for the overall direction of investment policy and fund management. In addition, he chairs the RBC Investment Strategy Committee, the group responsible for global asset mix recommendations and global fixed income and equity portfolio construction for use in RBC Wealth Managements' key client groups including RBC Dominion Securities and RBC Phillips, Hager & North Investment Counsel. Prior to joining RBC GAM in November 2002, Mr. Chornous was Managing Director, Capital Markets Research and Chief Strategist at RBC Capital Markets. In that role, he was responsible for developing the firm's outlook for global and domestic economies and capital markets, as well as managing the firm's global economics, technical and quantitative research teams.

In December 2010, Dan joined the board of BlueBay Asset Management following its merger with RBC GAM. He also sits on the board of RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd. and is a member of the RBC Pension Investment Strategy Committee.

For many years, Dan has been active in the Canadian investment community. He serves as Chair, Canadian Coalition for Good Governance and is a member and past Chair of its Public Policy Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Toronto United Way major giving cabinet campaign, a former Director of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts and of the Winnipeg Society of Financial Analysts.

Dan is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (B. Comm, Honours, 1980) and is a member of The Associates, Asper School of Business. In 1985, Dan was awarded the Chartered Financial Analysts designation.


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