A McGill graduate and CFA, Gisèle Wilson has spent her entire career in the financial services industry, in a variety of roles, starting as a retail broker in Toronto in 1984.
Shortly after attaining her CFA, she joined William Mercer in 1990 to co-found and build their Montreal-based asset management consulting practice over 5 years.
In 1994 she opened Fleming Canada Partners’ Montreal office, focusing on product development, investment policy and institutional client servicing while there. She went on to spend 5 years at TAL Global Asset Management, as President, COO and Chief Investment Officer of TAL Fund Management and, later, as Associate Global Chief Investment Officer of TAL Global Asset Management. She served as Chief Investment Officer at Natcan and Altamira during the transition period following their merger, and in 2002 went on to co-found Fiera Capital Management.
In January, 2005, Gisèle decided to follow her passion for entrepreneurship, and founded an investment advisory firm, renamed Coriel Capital Inc. in 2007. Coriel provides chief investment officer services to large family offices, with a highly customized, open architecture approach.
Gisèle serves on the boards of the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation and GIV3, and is Chairman of McGill University’s Desautels Capital Board of Directors.