Alex Yi holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and a MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston. While at Queen’s, he was the Chief Investment Officer of the Queen’s University Alternative Assets Fund where he led a team of four portfolio managers and thirty six analysts from the MBA and MFIN program in managing a portion of Queen’s University’s endowed funds.
Prior to joining Novacap, Alex’s career spanned across multiple sectors of the financial services industry. He was an Associate at Westcourt Capital, where he conducted research, due diligence and monitoring of alternative investments for family offices and institutional clients. Alex also co-founded and sold a technology-enabled consumer lender, which attained profitability within the first year of operations. He started his career as an Analyst at a Mortgage Investment Corporation and has also interned for an asset manager focused on long/short North American equities.