Performance figures for each account are calculated using time weighted rate of returns on a daily basis. The Composite returns are calculated based on the asset-weighted monthly composite constituents based on beginning of month asset mix and include the reinvestment of all earnings as of the payment date. Composite returns are as follows:

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Ryan Watson



Portfolio Manager

Ryan Watson


Ryan joined Nicola Wealth in April 2021 as a Portfolio Manager, bringing over a decade of experience in research and management of Canadian public equities for an independent Calgary-based investment manager.

In his role, Ryan is driven by a client first mentality, and a profound belief in long-term compounding. As a Portfolio Manager, he researches and manages Canadian public equities that can protect and grow client wealth over time. Ryan graduated with both his Bachelor of Arts, Economics as well as his Master of Business Administration, Accounting in Finance from The University of British Columbia. He currently holds his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) certifications.

Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys spending his time with his wife and two young boys, as well as scenic drives throughout Alberta and British Columbia.

Question & Answers

  • I can’t live without my…

    Morning coffee

  • Favourite car?

    Porsche 992 Turbo S

  • Drink of choice?

    Oban 14-year-old single malt, neat

  • What is your favourite Canadian City other than Vancouver?

    Tofino – my annual getaway!