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Maria Smirnova MBA, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management - Sub-Advisor

Maria joined Sprott Asset Management LP as a Research Associate in May 2005, and was appointed Associate Portfolio Manager in February 2010, Portfolio Manager in March 2014 and Senior Portfolio Manager in May 2017. Maria is part of the precious metals team and manages Sprott Silver Equities Class, Sprott Gold and Precious Minerals Fund and the Sprott Hedge LP and LP II Funds.

Maria has over 16 years of experience in the financial services industry; she began her career at Excel Funds Management as Operations Manager, and subsequently worked in Product Development at Fidelity Investments.

Maria holds an MBA degree from the Rotman School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. She has held her CFA designation since 2002.