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Emeritus Director

Catherine (Kiki) Delaney, C.M., LL.D.

Toronto · ON

Last updated: October 13, 2022

Kiki Delaney founded Delaney Capital Management Ltd. in 1992. Kiki is involved in all aspects of the business, from portfolio management and investment research to client service and administration. First and foremost, her efforts are dedicated to the analysis of companies and the management of client portfolios.

Kiki began her career at Merrill Lynch before moving to Guardian Capital where she managed equity and fixed income portfolios. Immediately prior to Delaney Capital, Kiki was a partner, executive vice president, and portfolio manager at Gluskin Sheff & Associates.

Kiki has a BA from the University of Manitoba and is a CFA charterholder. She has been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Manitoba in 2011, OCAD University in 2012, and Mount Saint Vincent University, in Halifax, in 2014. In 2016, Kiki received the Edmund C. Bovey Award from Business for the Arts in recognition for her lifetime support of Canadian arts and culture. In 2017, Kiki was inducted into the Investment Industry Association of Canada Hall of Fame.           

Kiki has served on the boards of many not-for-profit organizations across Canada. She is the Chair of the Art Canada Institute and a director of the Ontario Arts Foundation. As well, she is Chancellor Emeritus of OCAD University and a member of the Leadership Council of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

She was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2006.

Kiki was one of the founding directors of the National Arts Centre Foundation. She has been an Emeritus Director since 2010.