Frédérique Carrier


Managing Director, Head of Investment Strategy
RBC Europe Limited

I chose to work for RBC because I wanted to join a visionary company that makes every effort to do the right thing for clients, employees and the wider community.

Frédérique Carrier is managing director, head of Investment Strategy for RBC Wealth Management in the British Isles and Asia.

Frédérique is co-chair of RBC Wealth Management’s Global Portfolio Advisory Committee (GPAC), which establishes the asset allocation mix for all wealth clients worldwide. Based in London, she also formulates the equity strategy for the UK and Europe.

As a thought leader, Frédérique is a regular contributor to GPAC’s Global Insights Weekly and Global Insights Monthly publications. She also shares her insights on investment strategy on Bloomberg TV and CNBC monthly.

Frédérique started her career in London at BBVA Latinvest, where she spent five years as a sell-side analyst covering Latin American equities. At Invesco, she was a fund manager for global emerging markets and global equities for seven years. She then managed global and European equity mandates for wealth clients at Williams de Broë Singer and Friedlander before joining RBC in 2011.

Frédérique holds a Bachelor of Commerce with joint Honours in Economics and Finance from McGill University (Montreal) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. She’s also an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Frédérique's insights

Energy stocks: A hedge to rising geopolitical risk


Oil’s rally is fueling an intriguing opportunity. We contend the global oil sector is benefiting from improved fundamentals and exposure in equity portfolios can act as an offset to geopolitical risk.

7 minute read

A worldwide wave of elections

2024 marks a case of rare planetary alignment, with close to half the world’s population heading to the polls. While the brightest spotlight will fall on the U.S. election, we focus on elections beyond the U.S. and why they matter to investors.

13 minute read

Shaking up corporate Japan

The Nikkei 225 recently climbed past its all-time closing high. We explore the factors behind investors’ enthusiasm and explain why a disappointing macroeconomic backdrop is not seen as an obstacle.

6 minute read

Shipping risks underestimated?

With the Suez and Panama Canals operating below capacity, global shipping costs are climbing. We explore the corporate highs and lows from the situation and those that may benefit and those that may lose out.

6 minute read

Global Insight 2024 Outlook highlights: Bonds are back

Whether the U.S. economy will tip into recession and with the return of bonds as an attractive complement to stocks, investors have much to consider in 2024.

9 minute read

Thinking hard about a soft landing

Recession or soft landing? That’s the big question. Amid the uncertainty framing the investment picture, we explore how to position portfolios.

5 minute read

UK: Stagflation nation?

The UK economy is weak and suffers from troublingly persistent core inflation. A Labour government would inherit a challenging backdrop. Nevertheless, we find opportunities in both equities and fixed income.

6 minute read