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Colin Ripsman LL.B, MBA - President

  

Colin has almost 25 years of institutional investment experience.  Colin’s approach has focussed on developing holistic investment solutions rooted in strong governance principles.  Colin tailors solutions for clients drawing upon:


· Extensive investment consulting experience – working with both DB and DC plans, foundations and multi-employer plans and some experience with First Nations clients

· Strong specialty DC expertise – Over the course of his career he has designed and launched an innovative Target Date Fund (TDF) and designed the first industry DC fee assessment tool

· A strong investment background, including 8 years working at 2 investment management firms

· Manager research experience with two consulting firms

· A legal background and extensive experience in governance

· Strong communications and project management skills.


Colin has a BA in Commerce and Economics from the University of Toronto, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and an MBA in Finance from the Schulich School of Business. Colin is a frequent industry author and speaker. He is a member of the Benefits Canada Advisory Board and also the Canadian Cancer Society Investment and Pension advisory Committee (IPAC)