SIF Partners


Advisory Board

  • Chair (2012 - 2014 and 2017 - present) - Anish Chopra, Managing Director, Portfolio Management Corporation
  • Dan Lavric, Portfolio Manager, Core Fixed Income, Addenda Capital
  • Daniel Cheng, Chief Financial Officer, Clairvest Group Inc.
  • David Lee, Senior Principal, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)
  • Ian Gutwinski, Former Principal, Onex Corporation
  • Jeffrey Stacey, Founding Partner, Stacey Muirhead Capital Management
  • Michael Williams, Portfolio Manager, Independent Accountants' Investment Counsel Inc.
  • Blake Phillips, Director, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo
  • Alan Douglas, Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo
  • Ranjini Jha, Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo

Past Chairs

  • (2014 - 2017) - John Gort, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, InstarAGF Asset Management Inc.

Past Board Members

  • (2012-2018) - Aazar Zafar, Portfolio Manager, Strategic Relationships, OP Trust
  • (2012-2022) - Dennis Huber, Vice-President Administration and Finance, University of Waterloo

Industry Mentors

  • Derek Au, Associate Portfolio Manager, Asian Equities, RBC Global Asset Management
  • Wendy Cai, Associate, Active Fundamental Equities, CPPIB
  • Arthur Chan, Investment Banking Associate, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Roy Chau, Investment Banking Analyst, Barclays investment Bank
  • Hamza Yasin Chaudhry, Investment Analyst, DIF Capital Partners
  • Sophia Chen, Private Equity Associate, Brookfield Asset Management
  • Nick Gill, Senior Portfolio Manager, Investment Analytics Insights, CPP Investment Board
  • John Eli Guttmann, Analyst, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, BMO Capital Markets
  • Aly Hadibhai, Managing Director, ONCAP Managing Partners
  • Evelyn Huang, Associate, Blackstone
  • Kevin Huynh, Vice President, Investments, Oxford Properties Group
  • Bojan Joncevski, Associate, Investment Banking, BMO Capital Markets
  • Jason Kuo, Senior Portfolio Manager, CPPIB
  • Simon Kwan, Partner, Glen Union Partners
  • Howard Leung, Investment Analyst, Veritas Investment Research
  • Chi Liu, Vice President, Investment Banking, Bloom Burton
  • David Middleton, Principal, Middleton Family Office
  • Krishna Murali, Senior Director, DTC Strategy, Discovery
  • Raj Patel, Private Equity Associate, Imperial Capital Ltd.
  • Nitish Sharma, Associate Vice President, InstarAGF Asset Management Inc.
  • Milenko Sijklovan, Vice President, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs, Chicago
  • Alex Vegh, Associate, Investment Banking, TD Securities
  • Anqi Wang, Director, Finance, Wrapbook
  • Helena Wang, Principal Americas Leveraged Finance, CPPIB
  • Michael Wang, Principal, High Conviction Equities, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Michael Weng, Senior Associate, CPPIB
  • Xinxin Zhang, Tech MA and Corporate Development, Communications Media, Constellation Software Inc.
  • Brendan Mick, Financial Analyst, Capital One
  • Mitchell Ho, Private Equity Analyst, Brookfield Asset Management

Former Industry Mentors

  • Derek Chu, Associate Director, Investment Banking, Scotiabank, Global Investment Banking
  • Connor Kingston, Chief Financial Officer, Onyx Group of Companies
  • Jacky Lam, Associate, Omers Private Equity
  • Bin Li, Principal, Sagard Holdings
  • Michael Liu, Strategic Finance Manager, PAX Labs, Inc.
  • Jonathan Sue, Principal, Ontario Teachers' Private Capital
  • Ray Wan, Associate, ARCM Hong Kong

Faculty Supervisors

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