Patrick Fournell is a director and an institutional portfolio manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2014. Based in Toronto, Mr. Fournell is responsible for the management of institutional client investment portfolios.
Prior to joining Mawer, Mr. Fournell was a director of consultant relations at MFS Investment Management, as well as a vice president at McLean Budden for seven years where he was also a product specialist and member of the firm's international equity strategy. Previously, he worked for eight years as a consultant in the U.S. and Canada, first at Hewitt Associates (now Aon Hewitt), and subsequently at Mercer Investment Consulting. He began his career as a pension analyst at Noranda (now Glencore Canada Corporation).
Mr. Fournell has investment experience since 1993 and is a CFA charterholder. He received a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the Université de Montréal with a major in Actuarial Science, an MBA in finance and economics from the University of Chicago, and completed investment-related executive programs at Harvard University and the London Business School. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Toronto.