President, SLGI Asset Management Inc. and Senior-Vice President, Investment Solutions, Sun Life Canada
Oricia Smith is President of SLGI Asset Management Inc. and Senior Vice President of Investment Solutions for Sun Life Canada. She is responsible for the development, management and growth of the organization.
Oricia joined Sun Life in 2016, as Head of the International Investment Centre (IIC), an investment consulting and manager research team with relationships with more than 100 investment management companies. The IIC is responsible for oversight and governance on over C$150 billion of assets invested on behalf of Sun Life and Sun Life's Clients globally. Oricia moved into SLC Management in 2017– Sun Life’s global institutional asset management company, and more recently expanded her role to include accountability for SLC Management’s Product Development, CRM and Sales Analytics team.
Prior to joining Sun Life, Oricia spent over 17 years at Invesco and started her career in the investment banking division at TD Securities.
Oricia is actively involved in the industry and is passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion. Oricia is Trustee of the Sun Life Benevolent Fund, Executive Sponsor of Sun Life’s InvestHER Women’s Network and co-founder of 100 Women Who Care Toronto West. She is a past member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada Strategic Research Committee, Ontario Securities Commission Investment Funds Product Advisory and past President of Olympium Synchronized Swimming Club. .
Oricia has both an HBA and MBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business and is a Rotman alumni as a The Judy Project graduate.