As Chief Investment Officer, Sadiq S. Adatia manages the BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) Investment Team. Sadiq sits on BMO GAM Executive Committee and is responsible for investment strategy and risk management. He oversees the investment team on asset allocation, portfolio structure, and fund strategies across all traditional asset classes, and investment functions, including Trading, Portfolio Analytics and Investment Governance.
Sadiq joined BMO GAM in July 2021, bringing with him strong knowledge and expertise in managed solutions, risk management, derivatives and tactical asset allocation. His investment strategy has focused squarely on managing investment risk while still pursuing the growth investors are looking for. A strategy that has been widely embraced, with Sadiq’s team overseeing more than $150 billion today. Sadiq’s investment knowledge is also sought after in the broader investment community, and is frequently asked by media outlets like CNBC, BNN/Bloomberg and Reuters for his insights. He also travels extensively across Canada, meeting with advisors, consultants, investors, plan sponsors and companies to discuss portfolio positioning, markets and the world economy.
Before joining BMO GAM, Sadiq was Chief Investment Officer at Sun Life Global Investments and Russell Investments Canada. Prior to that, he worked at Mercer as Business Leader for Investment Consulting for Central Canada. Sadiq holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Actuarial Science & Statistics from the University of Waterloo. He is also a CFA Charterholder and is a Fellow, both of the of Actuaries (Investment Specialty Track) and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.