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Himalaya Jain

Director, Portfolio Manager | ScotiaMcLeod 

Himalaya joined ScotiaMcLeod’s Portfolio Advisory Group in March 2011. He is responsible for providing investment advice and recommendations for Canadian equities. Himalaya is also a member of the Investment Committee of ScotiaMcLeod’s Portfolio Advisory Group. Himalaya appears regularly on BNN to provide market commentary.

Prior to joining the Portfolio Advisory Group, Himalaya was a top ranked Equity Research Analyst at Scotia Capital covering the real estate, REIT, and hospitality sectors. Himalaya has also held equity research positions at other Canadian investment firms since 1997. Prior to the investment industry, Himalaya held corporate finance positions at TD Canada Trust, and was an auditor at Deloitte.

Himalaya earned an MBA degree from the University of Western Ontario and holds a BA degree (Chartered Accounting) from the University of Waterloo. Himalaya is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Himalaya is a civilian volunteer with 1188 Lorne Scots Royal Canadian Army Cadets (Oakville) and served as Chair of the Cadet Support Committee (2011-2014).