Equity Team

Andrew Chan Fiera Capital

Andrew Chan

MSc
Vice-President and Director of Research, Global Equities
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Andrew Chan is a member of the Global Equity team and the Director of Research for the U.S., International, and Global Equity strategies.

Mr. Chan has over 17 years of industry experience and joined the firm in 2009. Prior experiences include Senior analyst positions for U.S. and global equities at leading investment management firms.

Mr. Chan graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), majoring in Finance. He later obtained a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance from HEC Montréal.

Michael Chan Fiera Capital

Michael Chan

BEng, BSc, MBA, CFA
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Small Cap Equities
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Michael Chan is responsible for the management of the Canadian Equity Small Capitalization investment strategy and is also a member of the Canadian Equity Core team.

Mr. Chan has 22 years of industry experience and has been with the firm and a predecessor since 2008. Prior experiences include a position as Executive Director and Vice President of Canadian Equities at a major Canadian investment management firm.

Mr. Chan obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Mathematics from Dalhousie University, a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering (BEng) from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Queen’s University. He also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Ashish Chaturvedi Fiera Capital

Ashish Chaturvedi

BArch, MBA, CFA
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Small Cap
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Ashish Chaturvedi is responsible for the management of the Focused Market Neutral strategy.

Mr. Chaturvedi has 15 years of industry experience and has been with the firm and a predecessor since 2009. Prior experiences include positions as Vice President, Associate Director and Analyst of Canadian Equities with leading Canadian investment management firms.

Mr. Chaturvedi graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Richard Ivey School of Business. He also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Elena Gorbatkova

Elena Gorbatkova

Assistant Portfolio Manager, CGOV Equities
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Elena Gorbatkova joined Fiera Capital in 2018 following its acquisition of CGOV Asset Management, where she was responsible for researching and selecting investments which were consistent with the firm’s investment philosophy. Currently, she is a Senior Analyst, CGOV Equities.

Prior to joining CGOV in 2016, Ms. Gorbatkova spent 6 years at Wealhouse Capital, where she was responsible for researching and selecting investments in Global Healthcare, Consumer and Agriculture sectors. Ms. Gorbatkova began her career in 2008 at Mercer Investment Consulting, where she worked as an Investment Analyst.

Ms. Gorbatkova received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 2008.

Ray Halley Fiera Capital

Ray Halley

BBA, MBA, CFA
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities
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Ray Halley is a member of the Canadian Large Cap Equity Team and is jointly responsible for the management of the Canadian Equity Core strategy.

Mr. Halley has 17 years of industry experience and has been with the firm and a predecessor since 2009. Prior experiences include positions as Senior Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst at major Canadian investment management firms.

Mr. Halley graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Finance. He later received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Toronto Rotman School. He also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Marc Lecavalier Fiera Capital

Marc Lecavalier

BBA, MSc, CFA
Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Small Cap Equities
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Marc Lecavalier is a member of the Small Cap Equity team and is a portfolio manager for the Small Capitalization investment strategy.

Mr. Lecavalier has 17 years of industry experience and has been with the firm and a predecessor since 2001 where he has held a number of analyst and portfolio manager roles within the small cap team.

Mr. Lecavalier graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Finance. He later received a Master’s in Management degree (MSc) in Finance from Université de Sherbrooke as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Nessim Mansoor Fiera Capital

Nessim Mansoor

CPA, CA, CFA
Head of Canadian Large Cap Equities
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Nessim Mansoor heads up the Canadian Large Cap Equity Team at Fiera. He is the lead manager of the Canadian Equity and the Canadian Equity Dividend investment strategies, and is jointly responsible for managing the Canadian Equity Core investment strategy.

Mr. Mansoor has over 20 years of industry experience and joined the firm in 2016. Prior experiences include positions as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities and Vice President, Canadian Equities at major Canadian investment management firms.

Mr. Mansoor graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), majoring in Economics and Accounting. He also obtained the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.

Mr. Mansoor has won three Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards for 2015 and 2016 for two retail funds under his management.

Mr. Mansoor is a member of the User Advisory Council of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board.

Gord Oreiley Fiera Capital

Gord O’Reilly

CFA
Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, CGOV Equities
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Gord O'Reilly joined Fiera Capital in 2018 following its acquisition of CGOV Asset Management. Currently, he is Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, CGOV Equities. Mr. O’Reilly was one of the founders of CGOV, where he was responsible for leading equity research and oversaw the balanced and global equity strategies. Mr.O’Reilly was also a member of the CGOV Asset Management Board and chaired the Investment Committee.

Mr. O’Reilly began his career over 30 years ago with Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and gained relevant experience in the areas of foreign exchange, securities analysis, trading and portfolio management. At the time of his departure from Manulife, he specialized in managing U.S. equity investments.

Mr. O’Reilly earned an undergraduate degree from Queen's University and holds the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation from the CFA Institute.

Nadim Rizk Fiera Capital

Nadim Rizk

BBA, MBA, CFA
Senior Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
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Nadim Rizk is Head of the Global Equity team and the Lead Portfolio Manager for the U.S., International and Global Equity strategies.

Mr. Rizk has over 20 years of industry experience and began his career in financial services in 1997. Prior to joining Fiera Capital, Mr. Rizk spent over eight years as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Equities at Montrusco Bolton, and has also held Senior Global Research Analyst positions at some of Canada’s leading investment management firms. He currently manages over $30 billion in global equity investments across three strategies for Fiera Capital, with clients located in North America and abroad.

Mr. Rizk graduated from the American University of Beirut with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Finance. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from McGill University as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Rizk and his team are the proud recipients of multiple awards, including Morningstar’s 5-star and Fundata’s FundGrade A+ ratings, which they received for several consecutive years for their management of Fiera Capital’s Global and U.S. Equity Funds.

Mr. Rizk gives back to the community by serving on the Board of Directors of Cedars Cancer Foundation, a hospital-based charity whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of paediatric, young adult and adult cancer patients, and their families, throughout and beyond treatment, by leading philanthropic initiatives that support excellence and innovations in clinical care, research, education and supportive care services.

Nicholas Smart

Nicholas Smart

CFA
Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities
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Nicholas Smart is a member of the Canadian Equity Team and assists in managing Canadian Equity ESG, Ethical and Fossil Fuel Free mandates. He is also involved in the advancement of Responsible Investing and ESG Integration at Fiera Capital. He joined Fiera Capital in 2016 and has nine years of industry experience. Prior to joining Fiera Capital, he worked on Canadian Equity and Global Small Cap mandates at Empire Life Investments.

Nicholas graduated from Carleton University with Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts degrees and is a CFA Charterholder.

Thomas Horvath Global Equities

Thomas Horvath

CFA, MBA, CAIA
Assistant Vice-President, Global Equities
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Thomas Horvath is a member of the Global Equity team and is an Assistant Vice-President for the U.S., International, and Global Equity strategies.

Mr. Horvath has over 10 years of industry experience and joined the firm in 2009. He has spent his entire career at Fiera Capital with increasing responsibilities.

Mr. Horvath graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), majoring in Finance with a minor in Financial Accountancy. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Queen's University with a certificate in Socially Responsible Leadership. He has also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations.

Tony Rizzi Assistant Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities

Tony Rizzi

MBA, CFA
Assistant Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities
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Tony Rizzi is a member of the Canadian Equity Team and assists with research and portfolio construction for a number of Canadian Equity mandates. 

Mr. Rizzi has over nine years of industry experience and joined the firm in 2016. Prior experiences include a position as a Senior Analyst at Empire Life Investments and Director, Institutional Research as CIBC Capital Markets.

Mr. Rizzi graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Engineering Science. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.