Our Thought Leadership Executive Committee
The development and curation of all thought leadership content within TD Asset Management is guided by our Thought Leadership Executive Committee, a cross-section of executives within our organization; each providing their thoughts and insight into the investment themes explored within each thought leadership paper.
The collective experience of this Committee, their commitment to providing quality advice, utilizing risk management principles and the new thinking necessary to help address our clients' needs, are present in all papers, articles and publications produced by TDAM. The members of the Thought Leadership Executive Committee are:
Bruce Cooper, CFA
CEO & CIO, TDAM, SVP, TD Bank Group
Bruce Cooper is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) as well as Senior Vice President of TD Bank Group. He is responsible for all TDAM business including investment management, mutual funds, operations, risk management and distribution. Bruce also sits on a variety of committees and chairs the TD Wealth Asset Allocation Committee and the CIO Council.
He has been with TDAM for more than two decades and has worked in both Toronto and the UK, managing Canadian, U.S. and global equities across a variety of mandates. Bruce holds a B. Comm from Queen’s University, an MA in Political Science from McGill University and is a CFA charterholder.
Vice President, Wealth,
Ingrid Macintosh joined TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) in August 2003 and is currently Vice President, Wealth, Head of Sales Enablement and Client Portfolio Management for TDAM. Ingrid is responsible for developing and driving Sales Enablement of TDAM's investment solutions across all Retail and Institutional distribution channels. She leads the Sales Enablement, Client Portfolio Management and Marketing and Communications functions for TDAM, including the development of the Digital Strategy.
Prior to that, Ingrid held numerous senior management and executive level roles at TDAM including Head of TDAM Investment Product, Sales Strategy and Communications, Head of the TD Wealth Portfolio Advice and Investment Research teams, as well as TDAM Head of the Client Portfolio Management. Before joining TDAM, Ingrid had 17 years of industry experience in fixed income trading and sales, institutional money management and business development. Ingrid holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from York University, Glendon College.
Jason Calvert, CFA
Jason Calvert joined TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) in February 2006 as an internal relationship manager focusing on TDAM's business partners in TD Wealth Management. Over the following years, he has held successive roles with greater accountability for distribution channels in Canada and the U.S. and overall TDAM strategy.
He is currently Head of TDAM Product & Strategy. Prior to joining TDAM, Jason worked as an analyst/consultant for the TD Wealth businesses evaluating key proposals for the executive management. His previous investment experiences encompass finance, discount brokerage and institutional money market. Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder.
Mark Cestnik, CFA
Mark Cestnik joined TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) in January 1997. He oversees Institutional Distribution at TDAM, is a member of the Executive Operating Committee and a number of ancillary committees.
Mark's previous investment experience includes fixed income and equity analysis. In addition to his business line responsibilities, he is the Chair of Wealth's Visible Minority Committee, and a member of the TD's Visible Minority Committee. Mark has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster University, an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and is a CFA charterholder.
Roberto Bowrah, MBA
Roberto Bowrah joined TD Bank in September 1997. In his current role, Roberto oversees the Content Marketing and Communications Department at TD Asset Management, is a member of the TD Mutual Funds Executive Operating Committee and a contributing member for several ancillary committees within the organization.
Roberto possesses extensive cross-functional experience within the financial services industry, including wealth advice, credit and insurance product management, retail banking and operations management. Roberto holds a Bachelor of Business Administrative Studies from York University and a Master of Business Administration from Western University's Ivey School of Business.