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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Richard Guay is Full Professor in the Department of Finance at the École des sciences de la gestion of the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Holding a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Queen's University, he has extensive experience in financial risk management and portfolio management.
Professor of finance at HEC Montréal from 1989 to 1995, Richard Guay continued his career at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He has held a variety of senior executive positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President, Risk Management and Deposit Account Management for the past 14 years. Before being hired by ESG UQAM in 2010, he acted as strategic advisor to the President of the CDPQ.
Author and co-author of specialized publications in finance, Richard Guay has been a guest speaker at some thirty conferences on portfolio management and financial risk management, both in Quebec and abroad. He also acted as a trainer at the Montreal Association of Financial Analysts (CFA Montréal), the Montreal Exchange and the Canadian Securities Institute.