• Crofts Michael
    Michael Crofts
    CFA, B.Math (Honours)
    Director, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
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    Michael Crofts, CFA, B.Math (Honours)

    Director, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

    Michael Crofts is a Director and Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2003. Mr. Crofts specializes in the research and management of Canadian fixed income securities. He is the co-manager of the Mawer Canadian Money Market Fund and the Mawer Canadian Bond Fund, and is the co-manager of the Mawer Global Bond Fund. He is also a member of the asset allocation team.

    Mr. Crofts was previously a Consultant with T.E. Financial Consultants Ltd. in their Calgary and Toronto offices and has investment experience since 1997.

    Mr. Crofts received his Bachelor of Mathematics with Honours (Actuarial Science Major and Statistics Minor) from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

    Mr. Crofts is a member of the CFA Institute and the Calgary CFA Society.

  • Deckart Christian
    Portfolio Manager, Global Small Cap, Global Equity
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    Christian Deckart, CFA, Ph.D

    Portfolio Manager, Global Small Cap, Global Equity

    Christian Deckart is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2013. He is the co-manager of Mawer Global Equity Fund and the Mawer Global Small Cap Fund.

    Previously, Mr. Deckart worked in Zurich, Switzerland, as a Portfolio Manager for a European Family Office and as an Equity Analyst at an investment boutique. During his time in Switzerland, he mainly focused on investments in European and North American equities. Prior to this, he was a Small-/Mid Cap Equity Analyst at Merrill Lynch in London, UK, and at Commerzbank in Frankfurt, Germany. He began his career in 1997 with an apprenticeship at Bankhaus Reuschel & Co. in Munich, Germany.

    Mr. Deckart received a Ph.D and a Diploma in Law from the University of Augsburg, Germany and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

  • Hall Jim
    Jim Hall
    CFA, MBA
    Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Large Cap Cdn Equity
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    Jim Hall, CFA, MBA

    Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Large Cap Cdn Equity

    Jim Hall is Chairman of the Board and Chief Investment Officer at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 1997. He is co-manager of the Mawer Canadian Equity Fund and the Mawer Global Equity Fund. As Chief Investment Officer, he has broad responsibility for the research and analysis of global equities and fixed income securities.

    In 2015, Mr. Hall received the prestigious Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the Morningstar Awards, an honour he was also the recipient of in 2010.

    Prior to joining Mawer, Mr. Hall was employed by Wood Gundy Inc. in Vancouver from 1994 to 1997.

    Mr. Hall is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder with investment experience since 1994. He has a Master of Business Administration obtained from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Economics and Political Science obtained from the University of Toronto in 1990.

    Mr. Hall is a member of the CFA Society Calgary.

  • Lampert Peter
    Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets, International Equity
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    Peter Lampert, CFA

    Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets, International Equity

    Peter Lampert is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd. Mr. Lampert manages the Mawer Emerging Markets Equity Fund and co-manages the firm’s International equity mandates, including the Mawer International Equity Fund.

    The Mawer International Equity Fund has been recognized by the Morningstar Awards as best International Equity Fund on numerous occasions over the past decade.

    Mr. Lampert joined Mawer as an Equity Analyst in 2008 with research responsibilities across all sectors and geographies. During 2013 to 2015 he relocated to Singapore to establish a research presence and to deepen the firm’s investment capabilities in Asia.

    Mr. Lampert received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and his Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 2008. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

  • Mo Jeff
    Portfolio Manager, Small Cap Cdn Equity
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    Jeff Mo, CFA

    Portfolio Manager, Small Cap Cdn Equity

    Jeff Mo is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2008. He is the manager of the Mawer New Canada Fund and Mawer’s Canadian small cap mandates.

    In December of 2014, Mr. Mo won the prestigious Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the 20th annual Morningstar Awards. The Mawer New Canada Fund has also been recognized by the Morningstar Awards as best Canadian Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund on numerous occasions over the past decade.

    Mr. Mo received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Richard Ivey School of Business and also attended the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Calgary.

  • Moroz Paul
    Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Global Equity
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    Paul Moroz, CFA

    Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Global Equity

    Paul Moroz is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and a Director at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2004. He is a co-manager of the Mawer Global Equity Fund and the Mawer Global Small Cap Fund.

    Mr. Moroz relocated to Singapore from 2016 to 2017 and served as CEO and a Director of Mawer Investment Management Singapore Pte. Ltd.

    In 2013, Mr. Moroz won the prestigious Morningstar Foreign Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the 19th annual Morningstar Awards.

    Prior to joining Mawer, Mr. Moroz was employed by Alberta Investment Management and Merrill Lynch Canada Inc.

    Mr. Moroz is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

    Mr. Moroz is a member of the CFA Institute and the Calgary CFA Society.

  • Peterson Greg
    Director, Investment Counsellor, Balanced Asset Mgmt.
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    Greg Peterson, CFA

    Director, Investment Counsellor, Balanced Asset Mgmt.

    Greg Peterson is a Director and Investment Counsellor at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2002. He is the manager of the multi-award winning Mawer Balanced Fund and the Mawer Global Balanced Fund. In addition, he leads the asset allocation team for the Firm and is responsible for client portfolio management.

    The Mawer Balanced Fund was recognized as the best Global Balanced and best Global Balanced Pooled Fund at the 2014 Morningstar Awards.

    Previously, he was a Director and Investment Counsellor with BMO Harris Private Banking. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Peterson was an Investment Counsellor with T.E. Investment Counsel in Calgary, having moved from Edmonton in 1997 where he was an Account Manager with Royal Trust in their Wealth Management group since 1995. His career began with the Royal Bank Financial Group in 1991 as a Personal Banker.

    Mr. Peterson earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance, from the University of Alberta and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

    Greg is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society Calgary, and the Calgary Flame Ambassadors. He is also a past Treasurer and Director of Ronald McDonald House, Southern Alberta.

  • Ragan David
    Director, Portfolio Manager, International Equity
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    David Ragan, CFA

    Director, Portfolio Manager, International Equity

    David Ragan is a Director and Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2004. He is co-manager for Mawer’s international equity mandates, including the multi-award winning Mawer International Equity Fund.

    Mr. Ragan has been a member of Mawer’s Board of Directors since 2007 and is involved in setting the Firm’s strategic direction.

    The Mawer International Equity Fund won the Morningstar Award for the best International Equity Fund in 2014, as well as being recognized by the Morningstar Awards as best International Equity Fund on numerous occasions over the past decade.

    In November of 2012, Mr. Ragan won the prestigious Morningstar Foreign Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the 18th annual Canadian Investment Awards.

    Mr. Ragan received his Bachelor of Commerce in 2003 from the University of Calgary and also attended the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (the Business University of Vienna, Austria).

    He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Calgary.

    Mr. Ragan has been quoted in the financial press and has presented at financial events in both Canada and the United States. His views have been published in several industry sources such as the Globe and Mail, National Post, Investment Executive, Canadian Business, and Bloomberg Press.

  • Redpath James
    Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
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    James Redpath, CFA

    Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

    James Redpath is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2010. Mr. Redpath is the co-manager of the Mawer Global Bond Fund, the Mawer Canadian Bond Fund and the Mawer Canadian Money Market Fund. His primary responsibilities are the research, management and trading of the Firm’s fixed income strategies. 

    Prior to joining Mawer, Mr. Redpath worked at the ANZ Bank in New Zealand. During this time, he was responsible for trading and managing the risk of the commercial paper portfolio, fixed income sales, and proprietary trading of global foreign exchange, fixed income and derivatives. 

    Mr. Redpath received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Portland, Oregon, while on a NCAA Division I tennis scholarship. Mr. Redpath is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

  • Viswanathan Vijay V2
    Director of Research, Portfolio Manager, Large Cap Cdn Equity
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    Vijay Viswanathan, CFA, MBA

    Director of Research, Portfolio Manager, Large Cap Cdn Equity

    Vijay Viswanathan is Director of Research at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2007. He is the lead manager of the Mawer Canadian Equity Fund. As Director of Research, Mr. Viswanathan serves on the Firm’s Management Committee which is responsible for the development and execution of the Firm’s strategic plan.

    In November 2015, Mr. Viswanathan received the prestigious Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the Morningstar Awards.

    Mr. Viswanathan completed his MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in April 2007, and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo in 1998. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Calgary.

  • Witcher Grayson
    Grayson Witcher
    CFA, A.B.
    Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equity
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    Grayson Witcher, CFA, A.B.

    Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equity

    Grayson Witcher is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2006. He is co-manager of the Mawer U.S. Equity Fund.

    Previously, he was an Associate at Blair Franklin Capital Partners in Toronto performing fundamental research for their multi-strategy hedge fund. Prior to that, Mr. Witcher spent four years at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Management division where he focused on investment grade credit and short duration portfolios.

    Mr. Witcher earned an A.B. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder with investment experience since 2001.

    He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Calgary.

  • Wong Colin
    Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equity
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    Colin Wong, CFA

    Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equity

    Colin Wong is a Portfolio Manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2009. He is the co-manager of the Mawer U.S. Equity Fund.

    Prior to joining Mawer, he managed a start-up investment club mainly focusing on U.S. and Hong Kong equities. He also spent time as a Research Assistant at Richard Ivey School of Business.

    Before Mr. Wong received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Richard Ivey School of Business, he attended the University of British Columbia (Department of Economics) for two years. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder with investment experience since 2009.