Al Gair, BSc., MBA, CIM.   Vice President and Portfolio Manager.  

Originally from the UK, Al grew up in the lower Mainland and obtained an undergraduate degree in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia in 1981.  Al practiced briefly as an exploration geologist before obtaining his Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario and moving into the financial services industry.   He began his investment career at McLeod Young Weir (now ScotiaMcLeod) in Toronto in 1987.   Outside of work, Al is a competitive athlete, having completed several marathons and ultra-distance cycling events.   He commutes by bike year-round from his home in North Vancouver.   Other interests include photography, mineralogy, contemporary art and travel. 

Bonnie Walmsley, BA.   Associate.

Bonnie has over 10 years of combined experience in the financial services and investment industry.  She is fully licensed, having completed her Canadian Securities Course and Conduct & Practices Handbook.  Bonnie is the team’s dedicated client service manager.  She ensures that the team runs smoothly and that client requests and queries are dealt with quickly and accurately.  Trade execution, scheduling, research and managing the documentation process are among Bonnie’s principal roles.  Outside of work, Bonnie is an avid outdoor athlete.  She not only participates in mountain biking, trail running and snowshoeing, she also teaches and volunteers at many local events.


Our Extended Team


Yat-Sze Lo, B.Comm., CPA, CA

Financial Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management Canada


Melissa Nagelbach, LL.B

Will & Estate Consultant, RBC Wealth Management


Sean Murray, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPA (DE), TEP

Vice-President & Estate Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management Financial Services Inc.