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David Kaufman
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David Kaufman, LL.B., CAIA
President and CEO of Westcourt Capital Corporation

David, a non-practising lawyer, brings more than 18 years of experience in the legal, real estate and investment industries to his role as President and CEO of Westcourt Capital Corporation.

Founded in 2009 and registered as a Portfolio Manager in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia, Westcourt provides unbiased portfolio construction and investment manager sourcing, due diligence and monitoring advisory services to its high net worth and institutional clients, including endowments, foundations and pension funds.
With assets under advisement exceeding $1.5 billion, the firm’s defining characteristic is its alternative approach to portfolio analysis and construction, with a single-minded focus on contemporary and tactical risk measurement and management in an ever-changing economic environment.

David remains a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charter holder. David writes a bi-weekly column, "Alternative Investor", for the Financial Post, in which he covers a wide range of alternative investment classes and strategies. He is also a regular contributor and co-host on CBC's Lang & O'Leary Exchange. From 2010-11, David hosted 46 episodes of BNN’s “Alternative Investing”, in which virtually every aspect of the non-traditional investment universe was addressed, featuring in-depth interviews with many of Canada's leading experts in the alternative space.