Managing Director, Head of Canada, AIMA
Claire Van Wyk-Allan, CAIA is Managing Director, Head of Canada for AIMA, and also co-leads AIMA’s investor engagement work through the Global Investor Board and Investment Peer Group. She joined AIMA as Director, Head of Canada in 2018 and has over 14 years of professional experience in alternative investments, leadership, strategy and business development.
Prior to joining AIMA, Claire was a Business Development Manager, Advisor Channel Sales at RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), where she covered retail advisors in GTA West. Previously, she was the Manager, Sales Support at RBC GAM, where she built and managed a team across Canada. Claire began her career at Arrow Capital, where she spent almost four years as Regional Manager, covering wealth advisors across Ontario.
Having served on the AIMA Canada Executive Committee for almost four years before joining AIMA as staff, Claire has also served as Board Liaison for the Sales Practices Committee and as Co-Chair for the Events Committee. She has been a two-time Co-Chair for Help for Children’s Hedge Funds Care Canada Gala. Claire graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, specialising in Finance, and is a CAIA Charterholder.