Peter Vanderploeg, Vice President, Risk Management

Peter joined Waratah Advisors in November 2016. Previously Peter has been VP Risk at Polar Asset Management, a $1b multi-strategy hedge fund manager until 2007. He also founded and managed a solar installation company and an African agricultural marketing company. Peter has CFA and a Mathematics B.SC from the University of Toronto.

Michael Tang, Risk Analyst

Michael joined Waratah Advisors in June 2016. Michael holds an Engineering Science degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics in Finance from New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Prior to joining Waratah, Michael held an internship position as a quantitative strategist at Lincoln Financial Group, focusing on hedging variable annuities.

Dominic Jo, Risk Analyst

Dominic joined Waratah in June 2016 after completing a Bachelor’s majoring in Actuarial Science and Statistics. Prior to joining Waratah full-time, Dominic completed two internships working closely with the risk team analyzing risk in the portfolio.

Zhi Li, Risk Analyst

Zhi joined Waratah in February 2017. Prior to joining Waratah, Zhi worked for the Intel Programmable Solutions Group (formerly Altera), where he contributed to software development and optimization for High Level Design tools. Zhi holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto and was the recipient of three medals in his year.

Roy Wei, Risk Analyst

Roy joined Waratah in October 2017 after completing a Master's of Finance program focusing on Risk Management from the Schulich School of Business. Previously, Roy worked at NB Investment Management (now Vestcor Investments) as a Quantitative Investment Associate where he contributed to investment research, application development and portfolio management operations. Roy also worked in credit financing at Scotiabank.