Ian Pollick joined CIBC Capital Markets in 2017. Mr. Pollick has spent the last decade covering the North American economy and rates markets, focusing on how the broader macroeconomic environment influences the yield curve. In addition, Mr. Pollick has generated leading-edge analytics aimed at finding RV opportunities as well as larger macro trades for a variety of end-investors. He is a regular contributor to the financial press and spends a considerable amount of time traveling and talking with clients including: asset managers, governments, hedge funds, and pension funds. Mr. Pollick was ranked #1 in Canadian RV and IRD research in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by Greenwhich Associates.
Prior to joining CIBC Capital Markets, Mr. Pollick was a Portfolio Manager and Head of Interest Rates at a financial consulting firm. In that capacity, he co-managed a long-only duration fund in addition to a tactical global macro sub-fund. Before his move to the buy-side, Mr. Pollick spent a decade at two other major financial institutions in a similar capacity, helping to generate best-in-class fixed income research for the domestic market. He began his career as an equity options trader in Chicago.
Mr. Pollick has an Honors Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts in Economics (Finance specialty) from York University.
Exec. Dir., North American Rates Strategy Global Markets at CIBC Capital Markets