Qayyum Rajan, CFA (‘Q’) sits at the intersection of finance and technology, as an avid economist, data scientist and technology executive.
Q began his career in banking, portfolio management and investment funds before entering the programming and data science world. He was then bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and went on to co-found a global fintech company which focused on automating securities issuance using blockchain technology.
Subsequently, he joined the digital and emerging technologies consulting division at one of the big 4, before becoming the founder and CEO of ESG Analytics, a startup that focuses on applying AI to the environmental, social and governance industry.
Qayyum is a CFA Charterholder and was recent recepient of the top 30 under 30 award in British Columbia. He also sits on the Fintech advisory committee for the BC Securities Commission (BCSC).
Q has a natural curiosity for the world around us and for applying technology to create efficiencies and new opportunities.