Raj Kothari was a Partner and Vice Chair of PwC Canada and served as Managing Partner for Greater Toronto at PwC until December 31, 2017 and was a member of PwC Canada’s Extended Leadership Team until June 30, 2018. He also served as the National Asset and Wealth Management Leader, Global Transformation Leader for Asset and Wealth Management Assurance Practice and as founding board member of PwC’s Global Service Delivery Centre in India.
Raj’s professional and business experience, over 40 years, spans Canada, UK and India in the areas of business operations, business assurance and advisory services, transaction support, valuation of Asset Management Companies and advisory services to small and large clients in a variety of businesses. In Canada, he specialized in advising clients in the asset management and fund industry, specializing in: mutual funds, pooled funds, hedge funds, structured products, venture capital funds, investment management companies, service providers and special purpose investment vehicles. His experience also includes banking, insurance, trading and manufacturing businesses.
Raj graduated from the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School and obtained an MBA from CASS Business School at the City, University of London. He also qualified as a chartered accountant in both Canada and the UK. Raj is currently enrolled in the Directors’ Certification Program at Harvard Business School, and will complete the final two modules on campus in Cambridge, MA.
Raj currently serves on the board of IMCO (Investment Management Corporation of Ontario), a $70-billion pension plan in Canada. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Toronto General Western Hospital Foundation, and on the boards of the Ontario Arts Foundation, and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.