Ray joined HOOPP in 2007 and has been responsible for actively managing the Plan’s $45 Billion fixed income and inflation-linked bond portfolios ever since. He began his HOOPP career as Portfolio Manager, Derivatives & Fixed Income and progressed to his current position as Vice President, Interest Rates & Inflation. He helped expand the Plan’s trading capabilities into international fixed income, inflation and rate derivatives markets and has been a consistent generator of Alpha over the years.
Ray also advises the Asset Mix Committee on decisions involving the Plan's Liability Hedge Portfolios and has been actively involved in all market transitions which successfully evolved the Plan into incorporating a Liability Driven Investing (LDI) approach for its portfolio.
Prior to joining HOOPP, Ray was a bond and interest rate derivatives trader in the Capital Markets divisions of BMO Nesbitt Burns, TD Bank and National Bank Financial. He received his MBA and BA (Economics) from York University in Toronto.