General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 4, 2011
Sri Via Environmental, Social & Governance Analysis – Dermot Foley And Stephen Macinnes – Vancity Investment Management
Dermot Foley is the Manager, ESG Analysis, Mutual Fund Sub-Advisory, for Vancity Investment Management. He is responsible for analyzing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and practices of companies held in the mutual fund subadvisory portfolios and working with them to manage their emerging ESG risk. Mr. Foley has more than 20 years of experience in social and environmental advocacy, research and policy analysis. Prior to joining VCIM, he was a Senior Policy Analyst on climate change for one of Canada's leading environmental organizations. Mr. Foley holds the Canadian Investment Manager designation and is a member in good standing of the CFA Institute.Stephen MacInnes, CFA, is Director, Mutual Fund Sub-Advisory, for Vancity Investment Management. He has overall responsibility for the mutual fund subadvisory at VCIM. He manages the IA Clarington Inhance Canadian Equity and Monthly Income funds, and he co-manages the IA Clarington Inhance Global Equity fund. He has more than 40 years of experience in investment management. Prior to joining VCIM, Mr. MacInnes was the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Canadian Equities for HSBC Asset Management (Canada) Ltd. and M.K. Wong & Associates. He was also chosen as one of the 10 members of HSBC's elite global strategy group. Mr. MacInnes earned a bachelor's degree in business. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member in good standing of the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief introduction to Vancity Investment Management, including some highlights from your history and your total assets under management?