Doug earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1983 and joined RBC Dominion Securities as an Investment Advisor that same year. He holds the Canadian Investment Management (CIM) designation and has completed the Canadian Options Course. Doug has been a licensed discretionary Portfolio Manager since 2002. In recognition of his accomplishments with the firm, he has been appointed numerous times to the RBC Dominion Securities Executive Council. Doug is particularly knowledgeable in the areas of fixed income and Canadian equity markets, with a view towards generating cash flow. He is committed to a strong investment discipline and stresses that a balanced, diversified approach will reduce risk and enhance returns over time. Over the years, Doug's philosophy of conservative advice and protection of capital has developed into a clientele of prudent investors with substantial portfolio assets.
Doug has built a well deserved reputation among his peers as someone with strong values and integrity, who is deeply committed to his clients best interests. Doug is very pleased to be associated with RBC Dominion Securities, which he believes to be the best investment dealer in Canada, a belief which was reinforced by his two years as a participant and Chairman on the firm's Retail Advisory Board.
Doug resides in West Vancouver with his wife, Maureen. During his off hours, Doug is an avid hockey fan and enjoys golfing.