Certifications in Responsible Investment: Responsible Investment Advisor Certification (RIAC)
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Johanne Claveau, M.sc.(fin.), RIAC
Nous sommes des spécialistes de la gestion intégrée de fortunes au service des familles et des entrepreneurs. Nous agissons comme un directeur financier personnel dans la gestion de votre patrimoine pour vous assurer confort et tranquillité d’esprit.
Derek has worked with RBC for over 12 years since making a career change, half of this time with RBC as a Financial Planner. Recently moving to RBC Dominion Securities – Canada’s leading full-service investment management firm – in order to give his clients access to a greater breadth of market research, investment options, and a full range wealth management services.
A continuous learner who holds the industry designations of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Personal Financial Planner (PFP), and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM). Derek has obtained licensing as a Life Insurance and A&S Insurance Agent to provide more options for his clients.
Currently, Derek is working towards the RIAC designation to continue to develop his skills with investments that consider the Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors to both be able to better align investment portfolios with an individual’s personal values and better manage investment risk.
Using a collaborative approach with clients to ensure a Financial Plan is in place that addresses their retirement goals, estate plan, and uses different strategies that manage risk and improves their tax situation. Derek then meets and communicates regularly with clients to ensure that the plan is on track in light of changing financial goals and objectives.
With over 25 years experience, my objective is to provide sound financial advice, reviewed and updated regularly, so my members will have the resources to realize their aspirations and stay on track. Building long-term relationships is the best way to help my members to explore the financial options that are best at each stage of life. Whatever their short or long term financial goals – buying a home, paying for education, reaching retirement goals or leaving a legacy – I will work with my members to help them get there. I want to ensure that they have the financial resources to stay on track and meet their goals.