Marc Novakoff is Portfolio Manager and leads the firm’s Emerging Markets Equity strategies, as well as co-managing the Global Equity and All Countries Equity strategies. He joined the firm as a Research Analyst in 2003 and became a Partner in 2008. Marc is also a member of the Investment Strategy Committee. He has covered a broad spectrum of sectors throughout the years and has built an extensive network of industry contacts in developed and emerging markets.
Prior to joining the firm, Marc worked for CIBC World Markets in investment banking (Industrial Growth Group) in New York City. Before joining the investment industry, Marc worked for four years as an engineer and cost controller for Pratt & Whitney Canada in Montreal.
Marc is President of the Harvard Club of Quebec and a former President of the Harvard Business School Club of Montreal (2008-2014). He is also a member of the McGill Faculty of Engineering’s advisory board and the Quat’Sous Theatre board of directors. He is a guest speaker on investment analysis and global markets at universities and the CFA Institute. Marc is also an assistant instructor at McGill Aikido where he started practicing this Japanese martial art in 1995 and earned the rank of Nidan (black belt - 2nd Dan).