Randall Birks is the Chief Investment Officer and Vice-President at Birinco Inc, a Montreal based merchant bank. Previously he was a Partner and the Head of Research at a multi-family investment office in New York. Mr Birks has also worked at HSBC in NY and State Street Corp, a financial services company, in Boston. Mr. Birks holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Investment Management from Boston University. He completed his BA in East Asian Studies at McGill with a year abroad in Tokyo at Jochi Daigaku (Sophia University). Further he is a member of the Board of Directors for the Birks Family Foundation where he chairs the Investment Committee.