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​​​​Chad McAlpine, CFA, CMT

President & Chief Investment Officer

Chad McAlpine founded eQuaTe Asset Management in 2016 with the goal of providing like-minded investors with access to innovative investment strategies based on empirical market research and rigorous statistical testing.

For more than half of his 20-year career, he served as a Vice President and the Head of Quantitative Research at RBC Capital Markets. In his role at RBC, Mr. McAlpine was responsible for designing and implementing rules-based investment strategies for the global institutional community as well as for the Canadian retail market. Working with the Structured Products group, a number of Canadian, U.S. and Global notes were launched linked to his research that attracted more than $2 billion dollars of investment capital over the course of his tenure. Prior to joining RBC, Chad served as a Vice President at CPMS where he advised money managers and pension plans on their strategic investments and acted as a portfolio manager for several internally run funds.

Mr. McAlpine received his bachelor of science (honours) in Physics from the University of Guelph in 1996. He was awarded the CFA charter in 2002 and is a member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts. In 2014 he was granted the CMT charter, and he is an active member of the Market Technicians Association.