Ben Tekaya has a mandate to develop an investment risk-management framework that gives assurance to executive management, clients and the board. He has more than 15 years of experience in investment risk management in both the banking and pension management industries. Before joining BCI in June 2016, he was director, portfolio valuations and director, fixed income and asset allocation risk management, at Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec. He has also held market and credit risk-management positions with banks in Canada. Ben Tekaya has earned master’s degrees in financial engineering and applied economics, and an engineering degree in statistics.