Dan Chornous is Chief Investment Officer of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM), the Royal Bank of Canada's wholly-owned investment management subsidiary. The firm manages assets in excess of (CAD) $550 billion for institutional, high net worth and individual investors in fixed income, equity and alternative mandates in Canada and around the world. At RBC GAM, Dan is responsible for the overall direction of investment policy and asset management. Prior to joining RBC GAM in November 2002, Dan was Managing Director, Capital Markets Research and Chief Strategist at RBC Capital Markets.
In December 2010, Dan joined the board of BlueBay Asset Management following its merger with RBC GAM. He also sits on the board of RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited., is a member of the RBC Pension Investment Strategy Committee and chairs the RBC GAM Investment Strategy Committee (RISC) among others.
For many years, Dan has been active in the Canadian investment community. He served as Chair, Canadian Coalition for Good Governance from 2012 – 2016. In addition, he is a member of CFA Society Toronto Advisory Council, a past member of the Toronto United Way major giving cabinet campaign, a former Director of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts and of the Winnipeg Society of Financial Analysts.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (B. Comm, Honours, 1980) and is a member of The Associates, Asper School of Business. In 1985, Dan was awarded the Chartered Financial Analysts designation.