Our Multi-Asset Team offers extensive expertise in securities, industries and asset classes all around the world. And while they may employ different investment strategies based on their specific objectives and areas of focus, they share a common goal of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns.
Alfred Lam, MBA, CFA
Alfred Lam, Senior Vice President, co-Head of Multi-Asset, joined CI GAM in 2004. He brings over 23 years of industry experience to his portfolio design, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and risk management responsibilities, which include chairing the multi-asset investment management committee and sizing investment bets to drive added value and manage risk. Alfred holds the CFA designation and an MBA from York University Schulich School of Business. He is a recognized leader in multi-asset investing in Canada. During his tenure, his team has won multiple investment awards, including the Morningstar Best Fund of Funds, and saw assets growing four-fold.
Stephen Lingard, MBA, CFA
Stephen Lingard, Senior Vice President, Co-Head of Multi-Asset, brings first-hand global experience to his role as he has studied and worked in Europe, the US, and Asia over his 27+ year career. He joined CI GAM in 2019 as the multi-asset portfolio and research lead, with a macro, equity and alternative strategy focus. Prior to CI GAM, Stephen was Head of Multi-Asset Solutions with Franklin Templeton (Canada/Asia). Before that, he was an investment manager with Fidelity Investments (US & Canada), and prior to that, he was a Bond dealer at Société Générale Asia (Singapore). Stephen is a CFA charterholder with a BSc from Western University and holds an MBA from EU Business School. He is also a member of the Toronto CFA Society and spends his free time with North Toronto Soccer and Leaside Hockey.
Geof Marshall, CFA
Geof Marshall, SVP, Head of Fixed Income & Lead – Private Markets, joined CI GAM in 2006 and leads the fixed income team and private markets group. Geof is also the lead manager on CI GAM’s income strategies and co-manages the private markets and income & growth funds as well as a number of multi-asset fixed income portfolios. He brings over 25 years of valued industry experience to his role at CI GAM, especially in asset allocation and analyzing, managing, and trading corporate bonds, leveraged loans, and private credit. Prior to CI GAM, Geof was a portfolio manager at Manulife Financial. Geof is a CFA charterholder with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a member of the CFA Society Toronto and chairs the Investment Committee at the Royal Ontario Museum where he also serves on the Board of Governors.
Zoe Li, CPA, CA, CFA
Zoe Li is an Associate Portfolio Manager and a member of CI Multi-Asset Investment Management Committee. In her role, Ms. Li works closely with the portfolio managers to build initial strategic asset allocation models and recommend tactical asset allocation based on market conditions. She also is responsible for cash flow management, trading and assisting in portfolio construction and risk management. Prior to joining the team in 2016, she held the role of compliance officer at CI GAM. She has over eight years of industry experience. Ms. Li holds a Master of Management and Professional Accounting degree from the University of Toronto, the Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Thought leaders and portfolio managers from across the Multi-Asset Team offer insights into the trends, events, policies and politics that are creating investment risks—and opportunities—around the world.