James Davis is the Chief Investment Officer for OPTrust and is responsible for setting the strategic direction and overseeing the investment activities of one of the top ten public sector pension plans in Canada. He has More than twenty-five years of success in applying creativity, quantitative skills and market experience in developing leading edge multi-asset investment solutions for pension funds and asset managers.
He was previously the President at Futurestrend Capital Corporation, as well as Vice President for Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the RBC. He is also a frequent speaker and panel moderator at investment/pension related conferences.
After spending six years of study at Dalhousie University, James now holds a B.Sc in Maths and Engineering, Dipl. In Meteorology and an MBA in Finance.