Andrew Torres

Andrew C. Torres, BMath

Andrew is a 30 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.

Portfolio Management

  • Jason Pitre, MSc Jason Pitre, MSc Portfolio Manager

Previous to Lawrence Park, Jason operated various Capital Markets Desks at Scotiabank on Bay St and Wall St. After becoming a Global Senior Manager within Risk Management at the bank, Jason joined the trading team specializing in options and non-linear liability and proprietary activities. He was ultimately accountable for trade desks specializing in Rates (CAD & USD) Options, Oil&Gas Derivatives, XVA/CVA and Emerging Markets Rates (Latam). Jason has an MSc from The University of Reading, UK.

  • Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA Portfolio Manager

Before joining Lawrence Park, Jason managed multi-billion-dollar active fixed income portfolios for institutional and retail clients at GLC Asset Management, a division of Great West Life. Jason was the Lead Portfolio Manager of a government bond fund and oversaw multiple specialized fixed income mandates. Jason honed his fixed income analytical skills as an analyst supporting credit hedge funds in Toronto. Jason is a CFA charterholder and earned his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering) from Queen’s University.

  • Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA Manager, Trading Analytics

Mike joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in December 2017 with 15 years of capital markets experience. Mike designed, managed and structured both passive and active fixed income portfolios for Canada’s largest asset managers including TD Asset Management and Manulife Financial. Mike works closely with the portfolio management team to identify investment opportunities across fixed income markets. Mike holds an MBA from Drexel University and has been CFA charterholder since 2014.

  • Michael Douramakos, BComm. Michael Douramakos, BComm. Associate Portfolio Manager

Michael joined Lawrence Park in 2016 from CI Investments Client Services, where he provided multi-manager bilingual assistance to a broad investor base. Michael is responsible for cash management throughout the Lawrence Park Funds, along with trade analytics and fundamental due diligence. He holds a B.Comm. Co-op from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor. Michael is fluent in French and English.

Risk and Operations

  • John B. Young, CA, CFA 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.

  • Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA 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 holds an MA in Economics from the University of Waterloo and has been a CAIA charterholder since 2010.

Investor Relations

  • Hunter Hutt, BAH Hunter Hutt, BAH Director, Business Development

Hunter joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in September 2020 with over five years of retail sales experience. Prior to joining the team, she developed and streamlined territory strategies to further drive sales for the CI Asset Management organization. Hunter holds a BA in Psychology and Business from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA Level 1 candidate.

  • Cody Smith, BAH Cody Smith, BAH Associate, Business Development

Cody joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in January 2020 after completing his Honours degree in Applied Economics at Queen’s University. As an Associate on the Business Development team, Cody provides administrative support to the senior members. He also focuses on client relationship management and analytical based research for the firm.
Prior to joining Lawrence Park, Cody completed an internship at Richardson GMP.

  • Portfolio
    Management

  • Risk and
    Operations

  • Investor
    Relations

  • Jason Pitre, MSc Jason Pitre, MSc Portfolio Manager
  • John B. Young, CA, CFA John B. Young, CA, CFA Partner, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
  • Hunter Hutt, BAH Hunter Hutt, BAH Director, Business Development
Jason Pitre, MSc

Jason Pitre, MSc

Previous to Lawrence Park, Jason operated various Capital Markets Desks at Scotiabank on Bay St and Wall St. After becoming a Global Senior Manager within Risk Management at the bank, Jason joined the trading team specializing in options and non-linear liability and proprietary activities. He was ultimately accountable for trade desks specializing in Rates (CAD & USD) Options, Oil&Gas Derivatives, XVA/CVA and Emerging Markets Rates (Latam). Jason has an MSc from The University of Reading, UK.

John B. Young, CA, CFA

John B. Young, CA, CFA

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.

Hunter Hutt, BAH

Hunter Hutt, BAH

Hunter joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in September 2020 with over five years of retail sales experience. Prior to joining the team, she developed and streamlined territory strategies to further drive sales for the CI Asset Management organization. Hunter holds a BA in Psychology and Business from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA Level 1 candidate.

  • Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA Portfolio Manager
  • Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA Manager, Fund Operations
  • Cody Smith, BAH Cody Smith, BAH Associate, Business Development
Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA

Jason Goddard, MBA, CFA

Before joining Lawrence Park, Jason managed multi-billion-dollar active fixed income portfolios for institutional and retail clients at GLC Asset Management, a division of Great West Life. Jason was the Lead Portfolio Manager of a government bond fund and oversaw multiple specialized fixed income mandates. Jason honed his fixed income analytical skills as an analyst supporting credit hedge funds in Toronto. Jason is a CFA charterholder and earned his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering) from Queen’s University.

Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA

Sharon Liu, MA, CAIA

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 holds an MA in Economics from the University of Waterloo and has been a CAIA charterholder since 2010.

Cody Smith, BAH

Cody Smith, BAH

Cody joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in January 2020 after completing his Honours degree in Applied Economics at Queen’s University. As an Associate on the Business Development team, Cody provides administrative support to the senior members. He also focuses on client relationship management and analytical based research for the firm.
Prior to joining Lawrence Park, Cody completed an internship at Richardson GMP.

  • Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA Manager, Trading Analytics
Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA

Mike Trifan, MBA, CFA

Mike joined Lawrence Park Asset Management in December 2017 with 15 years of capital markets experience. Mike designed, managed and structured both passive and active fixed income portfolios for Canada’s largest asset managers including TD Asset Management and Manulife Financial. Mike works closely with the portfolio management team to identify investment opportunities across fixed income markets. Mike holds an MBA from Drexel University and has been CFA charterholder since 2014.

  • Michael Douramakos, BComm. Michael Douramakos, BComm. Associate Portfolio Manager
Michael Douramakos, BComm.

Michael Douramakos, BComm.

Michael joined Lawrence Park in 2016 from CI Investments Client Services, where he provided multi-manager bilingual assistance to a broad investor base. Michael is responsible for cash management throughout the Lawrence Park Funds, along with trade analytics and fundamental due diligence. He holds a B.Comm. Co-op from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor. Michael is fluent in French and English.