James Clark, CPA, CA, CFA

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Dunhelm Consulting Inc.

39 Tradeville Drive,
Oakville, ON
L6L 6K9

Tel: 905.849.4385 | Email


James Clark has over 30 years of diversified business experience in the UK and Canada.  For the last 24 years, he has worked in the Canadian institutional investment market: managing investment funds; consulting to pension, endowment and other institutional clients; and developing business for domestic and international investment management firms.

Currently, James is President of Dunhelm Consulting Inc. based in Toronto.  Dunhelm offers strategic and related consulting services using on his experience and independence to assist asset owners and asset managers.  In addition, he is looking at the opportunity to launch a global Microfinance investment vehicle for Canadian investors.

Prior to forming Dunhelm in 2013, James focused on three aspects of the institutional market:

  • Investment Fund Management. From 1989–92, he managed the Bank of Montreal Pension Fund and, since 1994, he has been involved in the management of the University of Ottawa pension and endowment funds as a member and chair of various committees and as a member of the University’s Board of Governors.
  • Investment Consulting. From 1992-98, he was a senior consultant with James P. Marshall (now part of AON Hewitt), where he provided strategic and tactical advice on the management and investment of a broad range of institutional pools of capital. 
  • Business Development. Since 1998, most of his time has been developing and managing new and existing business for domestic and international investment managers active in the Canadian market, with some exposure to the US and Caribbean markets.

James is qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and as a Chartered Accountant in England. He is also a CFA charterholder.  He has also written a number of articles on investment and pension related subjects and he has presented at numerous conferences.

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