Head of Absolute Return Investments
Darryl Orom is Head of Absolute Return Investing at Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (“ATRF”). He was responsible for the design and implementation of the Fund’s Absolute Return program in 2014 and today leads an investment team focused on the management of approximately $1.3 Billion in hedge fund assets for ATRF. Darryl is also a member of ATRF’s Management Investment Committee responsible for the Fund’s portfolio and asset allocation decisions as well as the assessment of illiquid asset investment opportunities.
Darryl began his career in 1994 as an Investment Advisor with BMO Nesbitt Burns and later National Bank Financial. In 2007 he joined Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund where he was initially responsible for the Fund’s external manager program until he assumed responsibility for ATRF’s Absolute Return program.
Darryl holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI).