Professional Development

Montréal : Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal, 900 Rue de la Gauchetière O.

Gilles Horrobin

Gilles Horrobin, chief investment officer (CIO) at Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) pension plan, has worked in the financial community for over 25 years. At the beginning of his career, he worked as a trader and analyst for various brokerage firms. He then gained a significant amount of experience in mutual funds marketing and portfolio manager selection at TD Asset Management and TAL Investment Counsel.

His portfolio manager career started at CDP Capital where he successfully started and managed a portfolio of international real estate investment trusts (REITs). In 2000, he joined the STM pension as portfolio manager, U.S. equities. From 2007 to 2012, he also supervised the management of all other equities portfolios. In 2012, he took over the CIO role where he still manages portfolios.

Mr. Horrobin graduated from the Université de Montréal Business School (HEC) in finance and also holds the chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation.