Executive in Residence
Haakon is a portfolio manager at IceCap Asset Management Ltd. where his clients include high net-worth families and non-profit organizations. He leverages his past professional experiences by bringing a disciplined, quantitative approach to portfolio construction, with an emphasis on risk management and downside protection.
Haakon holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, England and is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. In addition, he holds an Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, UNB. He currently serves as a board member of Skills for Life, a Toronto-based charity that supports skills training and mentoring for youth.
He has 20 years of experience in finance, engineering and entrepreneurship. Haakon began his career as an engineer in Boston working for start-ups in the alternative energy sector which led to a successful listing on the AIM stock exchange and an interesting project for NASA. As a management consultant with Oliver Wyman in London, UK, he advised banks and insurance companies on risks in their investment portfolios and business units during the Great Financial Crisis.