Derek Brodersen is a corporate director and strategic advisor. Until 2021 he was Chief Investment Officer of the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board (ATRF) where he built and led a 40-person investment team managing $22 billion in pension assets across both public and private markets. Derek joined ATRF in 1997 and assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer in 2008. Prior to ATRF, Derek was Vice President, Equities at Crown Life Investment Management, and managed investments in the firm’s fixed income and private equity areas.
Derek is Chair of the Board Investment Committee of the University of Alberta, a member of the Investment Committee of the Municipal Pension Plan of British Columbia and a Director of Quantum Advisors Private Limited. Previously Derek served on the boards of the Pacific Pension and Investment Institute and the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance.
Derek holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba, an M.B.A. from York University, the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.