Salima is a finance executive with international experience directing corporate strategy and building high-performance teams. She is Vice President, Operations and Corporate Strategy at Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel. Previously, Salima was the COO of Global Private Investing at the D. E. Shaw Group, a hedge fund based in New York City. She is a graduate of Yale University and a Palmer Scholar of the Wharton School of Business, from which she holds an MBA. In the community, Salima serves on the board of the Vancouver Hospice Society, on a strategic think tank in the Ismaili community and on the Royal Columbian Hospital’s Redevelopment Cabinet.