Full Name
Gilles Horrobin
Job Title
Chief Investment Officer
Montreal Transit Company – Pension Funds
Speaker Bio
Mr. Horrobin has worked in the financial community for over 25 years.

At the beginning of his career, he worked as a trader and analyst for various brokerage firms. He then gained a significant amount of experience in mutual funds marketing and portfolio manager selection at TD Asset Management and TAL Investment Counsel.

His portfolio manager career started at CDP Capital where he successfully started and managed a portfolio of International REITS. In 2000, he joined the Montreal Transit Society Pension Funds as portfolio manager U.S. equities. From 2007 to 2012, he also supervised the management of all other equities portfolios. In 2012, he took over the role of Chief Investment Officer and the responsibilities of asset mix decisions, alternative investments and risk management. He is also involved in the industry by sitting on pension investment committees and speaking at various conferences.

Mr. Horrobin graduated from the University of Montreal Business School (HEC) in Finance and also holds the CFA designation.

His personal time is monopolized by sports and by his three children, who keep him as well as his better half very active.
Gilles Horrobin