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Faisal Habib, PE, MBA, FRM

Retirement Income and Investments Analysis Expert

Committed to Supporting Retirement Income Program Needs of Financial Institutions

Faisal Habib is the President of QWeMA (pronounced KWEE-MA), a division of CANNEX Financial Exchanges Limited, where he leads the research, development, and consulting efforts in the fields of retirement income and investments analytics.

Faisal is a retirement income and investments analysis expert, who has worked closely with Moshe Milevsky and played an influential role in the development of PrARI™ which is an analytical approach to product allocation for retirement income. Guaranteed lifetime income is an important component of any portfolio in retirement. Faisal and his team have and will continue to invest resources in the research & development of concepts that will assist in the education and adoption of retirement income products and programs.

Faisal is a speaker at seminars organized by various industry organizations and represents CANNEX at IRI, NAFA, LIMRA, CLHIA, and the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.

Specialties:
• Structured Products.
• Financial risk measurement.
• Retirement Income Planning.
• Portfolio optimization.
• Valuations, Analytics, Algorithms.

Who is QWeMA?

The QWeMA Group (Quantitative Wealth Management Analytics Group), a division of CANNEX Financial Exchanges, develops intellectual property, software algorithms and product solutions in the fields of wealth management, investments and insurance. We specialize in the business of retirement income planning and have worked with some of largest financial services companies in the world.

Who is CANNEX?

CANNEX is an independent and privately held company with operations in Canada and the U.S. Their mission is to provide access and transparency relating to the cost and features of retirement savings and retirement income products offered across the market. No financial institution holds any shares in the company and no CANNEX employee or shareholder receives any income from the sale of financial products.

They facilitate the efficient and accurate exchange of pricing and analytics for annuity and bank products between financial institutions. Their independent exchange of this information can be deployed to support a variety of processes for distributors, manufactures, and service providers. In Canada, CANNEX’s Financial Network (CFN) is the dominant facility that automates application processing and administration of Term Deposits/GICs for participant Product Issuers and Dealer Organization.

  • Retirement Income Sustainability

Specialties:
• Structured Products.
• Financial risk measurement.
• Retirement Income Planning.
• Portfolio optimization.
• Valuations, Analytics, Algorithms.

Travels From: Canada
City: Toronto
$5,001 to $10,000

Biography

Faisal Habib is President of QWeMA (a division of CANNEX) where he leads the research and development efforts in the fields of retirement income planning and investment analytics.

Faisal is a speaker at seminars organized by various industry organizations and represents CANNEX at IRI, NAFA, LIMRA, CLHIA, and the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.

Faisal holds a bachelor in Electrical Engineering, a MBA in Business Management, and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering. He is also a lecturer at York University’s Schulich School of Business Master of Finance program. He holds the designations of Professional Engineer (P.Eng) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

Prior to joining QWeMA & CANNEX, Faisal spent more than a decade in various capacities as an engineer at technology firms.

Presentations

Areas of expertise

  • Risk Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Wealth Management
  • Financial Risk
  • Valuation
  • Structured Products
  • Retirement Planning
  • Capital Markets

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