Investment Team

Empire Life Investments Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Empire Life Insurance Company, is the investment manager of the Empire Life segregated funds.

Our investment team is made up of experienced professionals with specific expertise, skills and knowledge. The members of the team have managed money through all markets. They follow a team-based approach to draw on the strengths and expertise of every member of the investment team. We believe that this approach leads to better investment decisions and ensures the continuity and stability of our funds and their performance.

Ian Hardacre

Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA
Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Empire Life
Chief Investment Officer, Empire Life Investments

Amber Sinha, MBA, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Douglas Cooper, CFA

Douglas Cooper, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities

Ashley Misquitta, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equities

NAlex Rasmussen

Alex Rasmussen
Investment Analyst

Paul Pathak

Paul Pathak
Director of Fixed Income

Geoff Johnston

Geoff Johnston, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Mark Vallee

Mark Vallee, MFin, CMT, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath, CGA, CFA
Director, Private Placements

Mike Shook

Michael Shook, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

Diane Burke

Diane Burke
Manager, Equity Trading