Global President and Chief Operating Officer
Vincent Duhamel is Fiera Capital’s Global President and Chief Operating Officer. As a member of the Global Executive Management Committee, he will oversee distribution operations and corporate units such as Legal and Compliance, Risk, Technology, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, as well as Human Resources. As a member of the Strategic Development Committee, he will also play a major role in strategic acquisitions while overseeing the Firm’s development outside of North America. In addition, Mr. Duhamel will sit on the internal board of directors of Fiera Capital’s Canadian, U.S., European and Bel Air Investment Advisors divisions.
Before joining Fiera Capital, Mr. Duhamel was Partner and CEO at Lombard Odier in Asia and responsible for operations in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. From 1997 to 2011, he worked in Hong Kong, first as the Senior Principal and Chief Executive at State Street Global Advisors Asia, then as the Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management Asia, and after as CEO of SAIL Advisors, a private family office.
During his time in Asia, Mr. Duhamel played a key role in the market intervention and disposal of assets by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority during the Asian crisis, in addition to managing a project to help the Social Security Fund of China develop its investment processes and policies.
Since the early 1990s, Mr. Duhamel has sat on numerous boards and committees, including Chairman of the Board of Governors at the CFA Institute, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and the Financial Reporting Council of Hong Kong, to name a few.
Mr. Duhamel graduated in 1985 from the University of Ottawa with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. In 1986, he earned a Securities Certificate from the Quebec Securities Commission. In 1989, he completed the Economic Development Program at the University of Waterloo. In 1991, he was certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts in Charlottesville, Virginia.