Robert C. Hain
Chief Executive Officer
Rob is Chief Executive Officer of City Financial. Rob acquired City Financial Investment Company in 2006 together with Andrew Williams. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Invesco Perpetual, one of the largest asset managers in the United Kingdom. Before moving to London, Rob was CEO of Invesco’s Canadian AIM Trimark business. Prior to joining Invesco, he spent four years with Investors Group, part of the Power Corporation of Canada. He started his career with Royal Trustco (now the Royal Bank of Canada) in global private banking. Rob is a graduate of the Universities of Toronto and Oxford.
Vice Chairman, Non-Executive Director
Andrew is Vice Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of City Financial. Andrew acquired City Financial Investment Company in 2006 together with Rob Hain, and served as the company's Chief Executive Officer until January 2018. He was previously Head of Distribution at Invesco Perpetual, one of the largest asset managers in the United Kingdom. Before moving to London, Andrew held a variety of senior roles in Invesco's Canadian AIM Trimark business and was responsible for the team that integrated AIM and Trimark. Andrew holds the CFA designation, has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, and a degree in Economics and Chinese from the University of Toronto.
Michael is a Non-Executive Director of City Financial. Michael is the founder, Chairman and CEO of The MPI Group, a property development and investment group with a strong track record in incubating, investing in and managing successful companies. An experienced entrepreneur, Michael is a founder of several successful businesses including CAP REIT, Canada’s first apartment REIT, and continues to serve as its Chairman. Michael has an MBA from Columbia University, New York and graduated with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology.
Lalit is a Non-Executive Director of City Financial. Lalit is President of Manor Park Holdings. Previously, Lalit invested for H.I.G. European Capital Partners, Soros Fund Management and Goldman Sachs. He is a past fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute and a former Director of Bridgepoint Health. Lalit holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a current Director of the SickKids Foundation and the Centre for the Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM).
David R. Beatty, OBE
David is a Non-Executive Director of City Financial. David is an experienced global businessman with extensive Board experience. He has been a director of a variety of corporations including Bank of Montreal, FirstService, Goldcorp and Inmet Mining. He was the founding Managing Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, an organisation that represents 50 pension funds, mutual funds and money managers with over US$1 trillion in assets under management. David is also the Conway Director of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics and Board Effectiveness at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Jack is a Non-Executive Director of City Financial. Jack is the Chairman of Litchfield Capital Holdings and a Director of Armour Residential REIT. He was a trustee of American Financial Realty Trust until its sale to Gramercy Capital. Previously, he was Head of European Industry Investment Banking for Bank of America Securities, and Head of Global Project Finance and European Utilities and Energy Investment Banking for Morgan Stanley International. Jack practised law before entering the financial services industry with Lazards.