Don Short, Portfolio Manager
Don Short, CFA
Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
Don is the Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager and a Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (“QIFM”), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Qwest Investment Management Corp. QIFM is registered as an investment fund manager in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Quebec; and is registered as a portfolio manager in British Columbia and Alberta. QIFM is also registered as an exempt market dealer in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
As portfolio manager, Don is responsible for leading his Calgary-based portfolio management team in the research, analysis and selection of oil and gas investment opportunities for our natural resource sector focused flow-through offerings and mutual funds.
Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Don has focused his professional investment career on Calgary’s oil and gas industry since the early 1990’s.
Prior to joining Qwest, Don managed his oil and gas sector investment funds at Origin Capital Management Ltd., a company he founded in 2006. Don’s other positions included: a principal of Core Partners Inc., a business advisory services company; an oil and gas research analyst at Raymond James Ltd; an institutional sales and investment analyst at FirstEnergy; and an oil and gas business analyst at Northridge Canada Inc.Don holds two bachelor degrees (with distinction) from the University of Calgary in Commerce and Computer Science, and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Funds managed by Don