Abid Dobani

Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management, Execution and Strategy, Royal Bank of Canada’s Corporate Treasury

Abid Dobani is a senior executive in the finance industry with 20 years of global capital markets experience spanning roles across investment banking, equity research and derivative trading and sales. Currently he is the Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management, Execution and Strategy for the Royal Bank of Canada’s Corporate Treasury. In this capacity, Abid heads a team that manages the interest rate, foreign exchange, and equity-related risk hedging of the bank’s balance sheet alongside the in-house managed portion of the employee pension fund. Abid is a graduate of the University of Waterloo’s Mathematics program and is presently matriculated at MIT in their Executive MBA program. He and his wife Farah (a developmental clinical psychologist) are passionate advocates for accessible children’s mental health services. Abid resides in Toronto and spends his free time enjoying sports with his three children.