Athas Kouvaras

Client Relationship and Development Manager, Portfolio Manager | CAIA, CIM Write to Athas Kouvaras
Athas Kouvaras

Enthusiastic, transparent and known for his wittiness, Athas thrives on collaborating with clients to achieve their aspirations. A clear communicator, he enjoys cultivating long-term relationships as well as connecting with new people. His infectious energy and diligence mean that he is driven to go above and beyond the call of duty for his clients and his colleagues.

Athas is an accomplished investment industry professional with over 20 years’ experience across various analytical and business development roles, working with individuals, institutions and intermediaries. Athas brings a wealth of knowledge working with some of the most sophisticated participants in the asset management universe to deliver best-in-class solutions and practices.

As a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Athas considers the diversifying function and other benefits that compelling alternative assets and strategies potentially provide within portfolios.

In addition to his relationship management and business development responsibilities, Athas is actively involved in ongoing manager research and asset allocation to ensure that RFO clients have all the tools necessary to build lasting multi-generational prosperity.


*Richter Family Office is a registered trade name. The Richter Family Office group is comprised of Richter LLP and its subsidiary,
RFO Capital Inc., a registered portfolio manager. Richter LLP is an independent firm that provides family office, accounting, tax and business consulting services, with wealth, investment advisory, portfolio management and consolidated wealth reporting services provided via RFO Capital Inc.

Fields of expertise

  • Alternative strategies
  • Manager research
  • Portfolio management

Academic background

  • Chartered Investment Manager (CIM), 2021
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), 2004
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto, 2002

Professional and Community involvement

  • Member Advisory Panel, Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies and Assets (CAASA)

Public recognition

  • Quoted in “How three family offices handle gold in their clients’ portfolios”, Canadian Family Office. May 2023
  • Quoted in “Investors face up to private funds’ illiquidity
    as rates rise”, Advisor’s Edge. January 2023
  • Quoted in “High risk, high reward and high interest: Private placements in family office portfolios”, Canadian Family Offices. August 2022


Athas’s Expertise