Wayne Wachell

CEO and chief investment officer
Genus Capital Management

Wayne Wachell co-founded Genus 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.”