Inaugural Toronto Global Board of Directors, 2017
Satish Rai was appointed Chief Investment Officer, OMERS Capital Markets in January 2015. In this role, he is responsible for all capital market assets in OMERS pension fund portfolio. He is also accountable for the strategy to ensure the OMERS Capital Markets business consistently delivers the required investment returns, while effectively managing investment risk.
A 30-year veteran of the investment sector, Mr. Rai's career includes extensive experience in active equity and fixed income portfolio management. Prior to joining OMERS, he served as Chief Investment Officer at TD Asset Management, overseeing $250 billion in assets under management. At TDAM Mr. Rai also acted as Chair of the Committee of the Advancement of Visible Minorities in Leadership Roles and member of the Diversity Leadership Council.
Satish graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1986 with a Bachelor of Mathematics degree and received his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1990. In 2002, Caldwell Partners recognized him as one of Canada's Top 40 Industry Leaders Under 40, and in 2006 he received the Alumni Achievement Medal from the University of Waterloo, Faculty of Mathematics.
Satish is actively involved in the community, including through service on the Board of Governors and Audit & Risk Committee of the University of Waterloo, he is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization/World Presidents' Organization and a member of the Toronto Global Board. He is also a past member of the boards of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation and Women in Capital Markets.