Robert is Chief Investment Officer for Global Alpha and is lead portfolio manager for its global small cap equity strategies. Robert is also responsible for global coverage of the energy and utilities sectors.
Robert brings over 20 years of financial and investment industry experience to the firm. Prior to founding Global Alpha, Robert was Senior Vice President and portfolio manager at Natcan Investment Management where he managed over $1.5 billion in Canadian and global small cap equities. Before joining Natcan, Robert managed a global high tech portfolio and co-managed the Canadian Small Cap Equity Fund for Caisse de Dépôt du Québec. He has held senior operational, financial and risk management roles with various multi-nationals, including Alcan, IBM and Grant Thornton.
Robert received a B.Admin. from the Royal Military College and an MBA from McGill University. He holds the CFA designation and is Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.