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Empire Life has been managing segregated funds for 50 years.

We follow a conservative, value-oriented, disciplined investment style, with a strong emphasis on providing downside protection to build wealth.

Our team-based approach is at the core of our belief that sharing of ideas leads to better investment decisions and ensures the continuity and stability of our funds and their performance.

We are proud of our history and reputation for providing quality investment products to help you build wealth and protect your financial security.

Investment Philosophy

We believe that we can build wealth for our clients by focusing on high-quality, attractively valued securities over the long term.

We follow a conservative, value-oriented, disciplined investment approach with an emphasis on downside protection.

In our view, long-term wealth is built not only by participating in up markets, but also by protecting wealth when the market inevitably works through its cycles.

Investment Team

Ian Hardacre Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA
Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Empire Life, Chief Investment Officer, Empire Life Investments
Amber Sinha Amber Sinha
Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Jennifer Law Jennifer Law
Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities
Ashley Misquitta Ashley Misquitta
Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equities
Doug Cooper, CFA Doug Cooper, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities
Alex Rasmussen Alex Rasmussen
Investment Analyst
Rahul Bhambhani Rahul Bhambhani
Investment Analyst
Paul Pathak Paul Pathak
Director of Fixed Income
Geoff Johnston Geoff Johnston
Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
Pat McGrath Pat McGrath
Director, Private Placements
Michael Shook Michael Shook
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income
Diane Burke Diane Burke
Manager, Equity Trading