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"I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with a tremendous number of brilliant, vibrant, and eager professionals through the CAIA network who all share the same passion for alternative investments. Earning the CAIA Charter has been a pivotal decision in my career growth – it not only served to strengthen my knowledge of alternative investments, but has empowered me with the knowledge and skills to discover new opportunities to achieve alpha for both my clients and myself."


Rahim Suleman, CFA, CAIA, Chapter Executive for the CAIA Toronto Chapter, is responsible for organizing and coordinating various Toronto Chapter events including educational seminars on new developments in alternative investments, career and networking functions for CAIA members and candidates, and fostering partnerships with other local academic institutions including the University of Toronto and Queen’s University. In April 2015, CAIA Toronto held a panel forum featuring several technology leaders from the Toronto startup community who spoke on the evolution of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and the potential of these technologies to disrupt and reshape the functioning of capital markets. In June 2015, CAIA Toronto held its first joint educational event with CFA Society Toronto, titled “Real Assets, Real Returns”, featuring a three-speaker panel comprised of both U.S. and Canadian-based power and infrastructure, real estate and farmland asset managers, and featured in the fall issue of Benefits Canada magazine.

Rahim is a private global macro trader, focusing on asymmetric and volatility driven strategies across numerous asset classes. He also provides private investment counsel and management services to a select group of clientele. Previously, as an Associate in Scotiabank Global Banking & Markets U.S. Corporate Banking team, he spent over ten years working in a variety of functions including Audit, Corporate Sales, Finance, New Product Development and Information Technology Solutions. Rahim is a CFA Charterholder, CAIA Charterholder and holds an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Richard Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.

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