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 Mawer International Equity Strategy and Mawer EAFE Large Cap Strategy.
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.