We are a team of over 100 individuals, with 54 experienced investment professionals with 18 years' average industry experience and nine years' average tenure 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.
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.
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 £5bn. 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 Equities
Mike joined Canada Life Investments in October 1999. He became Head of International Equities in March 2010 and was most recently appointed Head of Equities in May 2018.
Mike's investment experience stretches back to 1986 when he worked as a fund manager at Kleinwort Benson. After five years at Manulife, Mike went to Lazards as Head of Japanese Equities in 1995, moving to NPI before joining Canada Life Investments.
Head of Multi-Asset
Craig joined Canada Life Investments in March 2004. He became Head of UK Equities in March 2010 and was most recently appointed Head of Multi-Asset in May 2018.
He previously managed income funds at Govett Investment Management Limited and prior to that worked at Deloitte Touche. Craig has a BSc in Mathematics from Warwick University. He is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA charterholder.
Head of Investment Governance
Sarah joined Canada Life in 1998 as a member of its operations and unit pricing team. She took on a middle office operations role in the Investment Team in 2000 and became a Business Unit Compliance Officer in 2006.
By 2014, Sarah was in charge of the enterprise risk management framework for Investments as the Business Unit Risk and Compliance Officer. In December 2017, she was named Manager, Investment Governance and in July 2019 became the Head of Investment Governance.