Michael Mezei, LLB
Michael Mezei is a Director and the President of Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2008. He is responsible for leading the growth and management of the business. Mr. Mezei chairs the Firm's Management Committee which is responsible for the development and execution of the Firm's strategic plan.
Mr. Mezei has held senior executive roles in the investment industry since 1994. He was Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for Franklin Templeton Investments in Toronto from 1994 to 2002. In 2002, Mr. Mezei moved to Calgary to launch ATB Investor Services, the wealth management arm of ATB Financial, and remained with ATB until joining Mawer. Before working in the investment industry, Mr. Mezei practiced corporate law in Toronto from 1987 to 1994.
Mr. Mezei earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, along with various investment industry designations.
Mr. Mezei has been active in a number of investment industry organizations, pension committees and charitable organizations and is currently on the board of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.
Michael Mezei can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jamie Hyndman, CFA
Director of Institutional Business Development
Jamie Hyndman is Director of Institutional Business Development at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2005. He is responsible for coordinating the continued expansion of the Firm's institutional assets under management.
Mr. Hyndman has investment experience since 1996. Prior to joining Mawer, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Franklin Templeton Investment Corporation from 1998 to 2004. Previously, he was an Investment Representative for TD Waterhouse Investor Services, which he joined in 1996. Before moving to Calgary, Mr. Hyndman was a Commercial Real Estate Investment Analyst for Prudential Portfolio Managers in Toronto from 1994 to 1996. From 1992 until 1994, he was a Commercial Real Estate Analyst for Royal LePage Commercial Real Estate Services in Toronto.
Mr. Hyndman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the University of Western Ontario, has completed a number of courses through the Canadian Securities Institute, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
Mr. Hyndman is a member of Toastmasters International, the CFA Institute, and the CFA Society Calgary.
Olivia Woo, CFA, MBA
Director, Private Client Investment Counsellor
Olivia Woo is a Director and Investment Counsellor within the Private Client Investment Counselling team at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which she joined in 2008.
Prior to joining Mawer, Ms. Woo was a Vice President and Investment Counsellor for T.E. Investment Counsel. Previous to that, she worked for TD Private Investment Counsel in Vancouver and HSBC Securities in Toronto and New York.
Ms. Woo earned her MBA in Enterprise Development from the University of Calgary and her Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. She is a CFA charterholder, with investment experience since 1992, serving both private and institutional clients.
She is a member of the CFA Institute and the Calgary CFA Society, a past member of the CFA Society Calgary Program Committee, and currently serves on the board for the Calgary International Language Foundation. She also serves on the board of the Wings of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.