General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 7, 2003

Ian Ainsworth – Mackenzie Financial Corporation

IAN AINSWORTH joined Mackenzie Financial Corporation in April 2003 as Senior Vice President, Investments, and is lead manager of Universal Future Fund (and its Capital Class version), Universal Emerging Technologies Capital Class, Universal Global Future Fund (formerly Janus Global Equity Fund), and co-manager of Universal Select Managers Canada Fund (and its Capital Class version). Mr. Ainsworth has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Dalhousie University. He is a CFA charterholder. Previously, he was a Vice President and Managing Director at Altamira Investment Services Inc., where he was a Portfolio Manager from 1992 to 2002, managing Canadian, US and global portfolios. In June 1998, Mr. Ainsworth was appointed lead manager of Altamira Equity Fund. In August 1999, he was appointed head of the company's equity investment activities. Mr. Ainsworth was named the industry's Fund Manager of the Year in 1999 and 2000. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by telling us about your recent arrival at

Mackenzie to manage the Mackenzie Universal Future Funds?

Mr. Ainsworth: I joined Mackenzie on April 1 after leaving