Kara Lilly

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Kara Lilly, CFA

Investment Strategist

Kara Lilly is the Investment Strategist at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which she joined in 2009. She plays an active role in asset mix, risk management and the macroeconomic investment process. In addition to research, Ms. Lilly provides regular insight and commentary through her role as writer of many of the Firm’s publications.

Previously, Ms. Lilly was an Associate at Q1 Capital Partners in Toronto performing fundamental research on financing and M&A mandates for private Canadian companies. She was also the co-founder and co-chair of the University of Toronto national business competition, LIVE.

Ms. Lilly is the founder and current chair of the Calgary chapter of Acumen Fund. She is also a strategic advisor to several non-profit and for-profit startups in the Calgary area.

Ms. Lilly earned her Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree from the University of Toronto, and has completed studies at the University of British Columbia. She is a CFA Charterholder with investment experience since 2009.