Bill Tilford

Head of Asset Management Operations

Head of Asset Management Operations – Asset Management
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Bill is a respected, innovative veteran portfolio manager with deep technical and fundamental skills for building successful investment strategies using big data, AI, statistical and financial disciplines.

With over three decades of investment experience, Bill has a proven track record in building and leading investment teams at prominent financial institutions in Canada, including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). His expertise extends to research roles at two major Canadian brokerage firms.

Bill’s extensive experience encompasses managing diverse investment vehicles, ranging from pension plans (both as an external and internal manager) to retail mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds. Leveraging his profound understanding of quant investments, he has researched and constructed various asset mix strategies, including those tailored for risk budgeting, completion portfolios, and liability-driven investing.

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations have always been integral to Bill’s investment processes. His career highlights include managing an Ethical Growth fund and leading the Responsible Investment team at CPPIB.

All Sessions by Bill Tilford

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Day 1: May 3, 2023

Day 2: May 4, 2023