Dimitri Michalopoulos, Chief Operating Officer and CCO

Dimitri joined Waratah Advisors in May 2010. Dimitri oversees the ongoing business operations, compliance and corporate governance at Waratah. Prior to joining Waratah from BMO Financial Group where he was Head of Enterprise Reconciliations, Dimitri developed and ran Market Operations and Client Service for Alpha Trading Systems and was Vice President of Institutional Equities and Fixed Income Operations and Prime Brokerage at TD Securities Inc.

Zenya Rosocha, Vice President, Operations

Zenya joined Waratah Advisors in July 2018. Prior to joining Waratah, Zenya led the Operations of Institutional Equities and Equity Capital Markets at TD Securities where she streamlined workflows, creating significant operational efficiencies. Later, she ran the Compliance Trade Surveillance program globally, specializing in listed products. Zenya brings over 20 years of capital markets experience with an extensive background in operations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

Claire Zhu, Controller, Finance and Operations

Claire joined Waratah in September 2017. Prior to joining Waratah, she worked as Manager at Goodman & Associates LLP, focusing on the audits for alternative investments and asset management companies. Claire holds the CPA, CA designation and a Master’s Degree of Management and Professional Accounting (MMPA) from the University of Toronto.

Veronica Cheng, Compliance Officer

Veronica joined Waratah Advisors in April 2018. She formerly worked at Sentry Investments as a Compliance Officer. Prior to Sentry, she had roles at WFG Securities and at BMO. Veronica holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Rotman Commerce, University of Toronto.

Vincent Wong, Operations Analyst

Vince joined Waratah in November 2017. Previously, he worked at CIBC Mellon as a fund accountant, where he performed daily fund valuations by ensuring capital stock, trades, corporate actions, fees and security pricing are reflecting accurately. Vince holds a B.Com from York University specializing in Finance and is currently enrolled in the CFA program.

Sajeetha Balendran, Operations Analyst

Sajeetha joined Waratah in July 2018. Previously, she worked at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in both Investment Operations Settlements as well as Investment Finance Private Investments. Prior to CPPIB, she worked as a Senior Investment Accountant at State Street Corporation. Sajeetha holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University with a double major in Accounting and Actuarial Science.

Ivy Zhang, Financial Operations Analyst

Ivy joined Waratah Advisors in August 2018. Prior joining Waratah Ivy worked at SS&C Commonwealth as a Senior Associate, Fund Accounting. Previously, she held accounting roles in a mining company and a public accounting firm. Ivy has a MBA from Laurentian University and holds the CPA, CGA designation.

Corrina Bachtiar, Executive Assistant

Corrina joined Waratah in 2018. Prior to Waratah, Corrina provided executive support during her 12 years in Tokyo and Hong Kong and most recently was the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of Barrick Gold Corporation. Corrina holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Windsor.

Jonida Zaganjori, Executive Assistant

Jonida joined Waratah Advisors in 2017. Prior to joining Waratah Jonida worked as a Project Coordinator for the European Commission and OSCE in the Western Balkans. Jonida attended York University where she completed her Master's in International Relations and Globalization Studies.

Lovina Nyarko, Administration

Lovina joined Waratah Advisors in April of 2017. Prior to joining Waratah Lovina worked at The Ontario Migraine Clinic as an Administrative Assistant where she was a liaison for patients and provided administrative support to the CEO. Lovina attended York University where she took Political Science. Lovina is an active volunteer at various different community organizations within Toronto.