Ray Sawicki is a financial executive and investment thought leader with extensive experience in private client wealth management and institutional investment management. Ray is responsible for the Wellington-Altus investment product suite, and providing direction and oversight for the organization’s discretionary portfolio management activities and practices.
Prior to joining Wellington-Altus, Ray held various senior leadership roles within the investment industry, including Senior Vice-President & Chief Investment Officer for Mandeville Private Client and Mandeville Wealth Services, where he led the organization’s managed asset programs and products, pioneered its private and alternative investment strategy and risk framework, and provided strategic, reglatory and investment leadership to the organization’s Canadian and U.S. wealth management activities. Previously, Ray was Chief Investment Officer for Macquarie Private Wealth and predecessor Blackmont Capital, and served as Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for RBC Global Asset Management.
With more than 25 years’ experience in the investment industry engaged in a range of activities from portfolio management, public and private market investing, product/program design and structuring to private finance and investment banking, Ray has helped shape the policy and competitive landscape for the Canadian wealth management industry and has served as a key influencer and ambassador in many public and private forums.
Ray holds a Bachelor of Commerce & Finance (Honours) degree from the University of Toronto, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Registered Portfolio Manager.