Prior to joining Sprott in June 2014, Vik worked closely with Institutions, Family Offices, wealthy entrepreneurs and high net worth families for over 12 years building trusted relationships, and delivering a high level of service. Vik takes a very proactive approach when working with clients to ensure that client portfolios are properly positioned and in line with client’s views, goals and objectives as life events lead to change. Using his knowledge and experience, combined with a team of in house specialists including tax, estate, insurance and retirement planners, Vik is able to help chart your path towards financial freedom. Vik's beliefs include the importance of capital preservation, alternative strategies, and alpha generation using a risk reward oriented approach. Vik began his career with an asset manager where he served clients for 2 years. In 2002, Vik joined a very prominent bank in business development servicing institutional clients. Vik's close interactions over the years with clients, investment executives and portfolio managers has given him a solid foundation for conducting due diligence and sourcing exceptional talent as well as unique, non traditional and innovative investment opportunities for investors. Vik has an undergrad in Hospitality .Management from Ecole Les Roches, world's top management school . In 2005, Vik obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst CFA designation.