- Andrew C. Torres, BMath
Founding Partner, CEO, CIO
Andrew is a 25 year veteran of global fixed income markets, having managed multi-billion dollar bond portfolios in London, New York, and Toronto. Andrew is a former Vice Chair and Global Head of Credit Products at TD securities, where he held a variety of senior trading roles over a 15 year career. Prior to founding Lawrence Park Asset Management in 2011, Andrew was a partner and portfolio manager at Aladdin Capital Management in London, England.
- Jason Crowley, MBA, CFA
Partner, Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining LP, Jason spent his entire career in credit at the Bank of Nova Scotia in Toronto. With roles spanning across risk, credit portfolio management, and proprietary trading, Jason’s 17 years at BNS saw him take on increasing responsibility, ultimately rising to Managing Director and Head of Credit Derivatives Trading. Jason has an MBA from McMaster University and earned his CFA charter in 2001.
- John B. Young, CA, CFA
Partner, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
John’s career in global capital markets spans more than 20 years with extended stints in Toronto, New York and London. Prior to joining Lawrence Park in 2011, John served as Portfolio Manager and Regional Head of Europe for Fore Research & Management, a multi-billion dollar international hedge fund. While at Fore he managed a portfolio of high yield and convertible bonds and oversaw global risk management. John is a former Managing Director for TD Securities where he actively traded a proprietary portfolio of bond and equity investments. John earned his CFA charter in 1996 and his CA designation in 1991.
- Rory Stack, BASc,CFA
Associate Portfolio Manager
Rory joined Lawrence Park in 2012, after graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Nanotechnology Engineering from the University of Waterloo. A registered associate portfolio manager, Rory earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2016. He is focused on credit, rates, and foreign exchange, managing both cash and derivative strategies.
- Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA
Manager, Fund Operations
Sharon joined Lawrence Park Asset Management following an extensive career in fund operations and due diligence. Prior to Lawrence Park, Sharon was responsible for operational due diligence, portfolio performance and risk measurement reporting at Arrow Capital Management. She was a core analyst at two global fund administration companies in an operations, risk and valuation capacity. Sharon hold a M.A. in Economics from the University of Waterloo and has been a CAIA charterholder since 2010.
Michael Douramakos, BComm.
Michael Joined Lawrence Park in 2016 after completing a three-month contract in the summer of 2016. Prior to Lawrence Park, Michael worked as a Bilingual Financial Services Representative at CI Investments. He holds a B.Comm. Co-op from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor. Michael is a CFA candidate and is fluent in French and English.
- Kathleen Biggs
Director, Business Development
Kathleen has been involved in Canadian Bond markets for over 25 years, with the majority of her career spent at Merrill Lynch Canada in both a trading and sales capacity, culminating in a position as Director of Fixed Income Sales. Prior to joining Lawrence Park, Kathleen was a Managing Director at CanDeal, the leading electronic marketplace for Canadian dollar fixed income securities and derivatives.
- Leyland Gordon
Director, Business Development
Prior to joining Lawrence Park in April 2016, Leyland was Vice-President of Business Development at CQI Capital, the asset management arm of GMP Securities. Leyland’s career in business development began at Synergy Asset Management in 2002 and then saw him subsequently in a variety of business development roles including Vice-President, Alternative Strategies Consultant for Front Street Capital and National Sales Manager for Galileo Global Equity Advisors. Leyland attended Trinity College at the University of Toronto.