Wayne Wachell

CEO and chief investment officer
Genus Capital

Wayne Wachell co-founded Genus Capital in 1989 and is the architect of the firm’s investment process. He directs the research and investment operations, as well as the development of new products. With over $1.8 billion in assets under management, Wachell proved that divesting from fossil fuels pays off financially as well as environmentally.

HOMETOWN: Saint Boniface, Manitoba.
NON-PROFIT CAUSE: Bill Reid Foundation. It is a local Indigenous institution.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Elon Musk. A true pioneer.
PET PEEVE: My toast must be immediately buttered while it is hot.
LOOKING AHEAD: Achieving excellence in AI.