We are a compact team of 54 experienced investment professionals with 18 years' average industry experience and nine years' average time at Canada Life Investments.
Chief Investment Officer, Canada Life Limited & Managing Director, Canada Life Asset Management Limited.
David took over as Chief Investment Officer, Canada Life Limited and Managing Director, Canada Life Asset Management Limited in July 2013. He oversees all investment functions including fixed income, equities, real estate, commercial mortgages as well as marketing and distribution.
David has over 30 years’ industry experience, with investment experience in both equities and bonds. He joined Canada Life Investments in November 2010 as Head of Securities having previously been Head of Global Equities at Insight Investment. David also held the role of Assistant General Manager at Equitable Life, where he had earlier been Head of Fixed Income and Head of Far Eastern Equities. David has a BA in Economics and Econometrics from Nottingham University and an MBA from City University.
Head of Property & Real Estate Finance
John is Head of Property and Property Lending, responsible for Property Fund Management and Canada Life's Lending Portfolio.
A Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years' experience in commercial property, John joined Canada Life Investments in 1985 and has overseen the growth in assets under management which now stand at over £4bn. Before this he was a Fund Manager at County Bank, the merchant banking division of the NatWest Group having previously been in private practice. John is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Head of Fixed Income – Portfolio Management
Roger joined Canada Life Investments in 1998 and was appointed fund manager in 2005. He became Head of Fixed Income – Portfolio Management in 2011.
Roger holds a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from Queen Mary University of London. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of the UK.
Head of Investment Governance
Andy joined Albany Life in 1976 and has worked at Canada Life Investments since the acquisition of Albany in 1997.
Andy is responsible for all aspects of Investment Governance and the compliance and risk functions at Canada Life Investments. Andy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds the Investment Management Certificate.
Chief Financial Officer, Canada Life Asset Management & Head of Finance, Investment Division
Mark is responsible for managing all aspects of Canada Life Investments’ commercial and financial performance. In addition, his role includes overseeing the distribution team and various Investment Operations areas supporting Canada Life and Canada Life Investments.
Mark joined Canada Life in 2004 following a number of years in Practice and Financial Services both in Australia and the UK. Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from La Trobe University in Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Society of Certified Practicing Accountants.