RBC Phillips, Hager & North
Investment Counsel Inc.
Vijay Parmar is President of RBC PH&N Investment Counsel within RBC's Wealth Management division. RBC PH&N Investment Counsel is one of Canada's premiere boutique investment counselling firms that provides investment management and integrated wealth management solutions exclusively to wealthy families, executives, business owners and not-for-profit organizations / foundations.
Parmar has over 20 years of private client investment management, wealth planning and business management experience during his tenure with RBC PH&N Investment Counsel and RBC Dominion Securities. Prior to joining RBC, he worked in the financial services industry and was also a small business owner. He also serves as Co-President of RBC's Private Counsel (USA) business.
Parmar is Trustee of the Charles Taylor Foundation and Crescent School Foundation and is also a past board member of RBC Global Asset Management and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Pacific District. He serves on the RBC Wealth Management Global Diversity Advisory Council and has previously led RBC Wealth Management's fundraising efforts for the United Way Charity Trust.
Parmar holds a BSc (Biochem) from the University of British Columbia. His professional designations include Canadian Investment Manager (CIM), Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).