• Zachary Dan



  • Elgin Chau

    Product Specialist

  • Qiyu Zhu

    Engineering Director

  • Dongzhe Wei



  • Bill Young


    Social Capital Partners

  • Michael Dan, CM OOnt LLD PhD (Hon)


  • Adam Jagalewski

    Lead Executive

    Centre for Impact Investing

Act Analytics

4 King Street West, Suite 1060
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 1B6


Zachary Dan



Led by the belief that modern investment can evolve to face mounting global crises and change, Zach co-founded Act Analytics in 2018.

He holds extensive expertise in the fields of quantitative analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. His work exists at the intersection of technology and finance, helping to define Act Analytics as a leading model for ESG investment and sustainable prosperity.

Zach brings experience developing systematic investment strategies, new product development, workflow automation and the construction of new research platforms.

Before Act, Zach was a quantitative analyst with Aventine Asset Management in Toronto.

He holds an MS in Computer Science from The Georgia Institute of Technology, specializing in Machine Learning. He also holds a BSE in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Michigan.

Zach lives in Toronto with his girlfriend. During winter, he’s likely on the search for quality snowboarding conditions.

Elgin Chau

Product Specialist

Elgin is an experienced sales leader with a diverse background within the financial services sector.

Over the course of his career he has gathered more than $2B in AUM globally. He began his career as a quantitative analyst on Guardian Capital’s global equity team in May 2013, where he gained increasing responsibility for the research and design of their growth and dividend mandates. He then transitioned his knowledge of systematic, rules-based investing to Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management where he was responsible for servicing North American and European clients in quant-based strategies.

Elgin believes gender & diversity representation in the workplace leads to better outcomes. And the best companies are those who put this at their core. He brings this vision and expertise to Act Analytics, where he develops sales strategies for both advisory and asset management verticals.Recently relocated from Vancouver, Elgin now lives in his hometown of Toronto. He chose the west side, they’re thrilled to have him back.

Qiyu Zhu

Engineering Director

A full-stack software developer based in Toronto who is passionate about writing maintainable code and delivering solutions that work.

Qiyu has been programming since 2003 and acquired a repertoire spanning Java, JavaScript, Python, C++, SQL, HTML, CSS, Linux, and more. He received his Bachelor of Science in computer science and mathematics at the University of Toronto.

He enjoys the technical challenges that come with working at Act Analytics, and gains experience in technical areas while making products that serve clients’ needs. Outside the job, he continues learning to keep up with new technology, and writes articles explaining mathematics and programming.

Dongzhe Wei


Bio coming soon

Positive returns.
Positive change.

Sustainable investing has arrived. ESG assets now account for more than 23% of invested capital globally, driven by an increasing desire to align profits with purpose.

Stay ahead of this trend with Act Analytics. Our platform helps advisors integrate ESG. Whether it be climate change, diversity, or human rights, you’ll be able to have values-based conversations with your clients and deliver portfolios they can feel good about.

See for yourself how Act Analytics can strengthen your client relationships, boost client acquisition and drive results—ones we can all live with, well into the future.

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ESG factors.

  • We don’t believe in doing anything in a black box. Our ESG scores are meant to be sliced and diced so you know exactly how a portfolio is driving sustainable outcomes.

  • Discover and highlight the ESG factors that offer your clients key opportunities and important risk considerations.


  • ESG is such a broad topic that it’s easy to get lost in the noise. With Act Analytics, companies and funds are scored according to your client’s specific set of values.

  • We compare companies to their closest sector, region, and country peers to remove bias from our insights. Invest with the knowledge that you are targeting best-in-class companies that are leaders in sustainability.

We’ve made
a breeze.

  • Our technology was built to scale. We track over 20,000 companies and 10,000 funds/ETFs to give you the breadth and flexibility to construct portfolios however you want.

  • Coupled with an intuitive interface that is as snappy as it is insightful, we help you make the right investment decision fast.

Talk to
your clients
about what

  • Have inspiring conversations with your clients with our suite of reporting tools.

  • Highly customizable, they give your clients a powerful visual narrative. Show them how their investment dollars are contributing to a more sustainable future.

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