Sara Yarmand, CPP Investment Board

Senior Manager, Operational Due Diligence & Investment Operations

Sara Yarmand, CPA, CA, CPA (U.S.), FRM, Head of Operational Due Diligence: is responsible for the Operational Due Diligence of external hedge fund managers at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Prior to CPPIB, she was the Controls Officer at West Face Capital, a multi-strategy Canadian hedge fund manager based in Toronto. Prior to West Face, Mrs. Yarmand was the Director, Risk and Operations at Arrow Capital Management where she was responsible for due diligence, risk management and reporting of the hedge fund program. Before her time at Arrow, she worked at Albourne Partners and Deloitte.  Mrs. Yarmand obtained her Chartered Accountant (CA) designation while articling at Deloitte and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation from the state of New Hampshire. She is also a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals