Market Comment   |   Mar 20, 2020

COVID 19 – Update from our Global CIO

Description: Fiera Capital’s Global Chief Investment Officer, François Bourdon, explains the economic and financial impact of the virus as well as the government response to this events.

Recorded on March 19, 2020

François Bourdon is Global Chief Investment Officer. In this role, Mr. Bourdon oversees the firm’s investment policies and strategies as well as aspects of risk management, operations and governance across all of Fiera Capital’s investment activities. He manages, for the Canadian division, private financing strategies, global bonds and income funds, while also focusing on infrastructure funds, real estate, and private investments. François serves as an expert spokesperson relating to economic and investment matters.

Mr. Bourdon has 21 years of industry experience and has been with the firm since its inception. Over the course of his career, he has held various positions including Associate Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager – Quantitative Research and Director – Sales Strategies and Product Development.

Mr. Bourdon graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Mathematics (BMath) with a major in Actuarial Sciences. He later became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA). He also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designations.

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