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Portfolio Managers &
Management Team

Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.

 

Don Short

DON SHORT, CFA

Don is the Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager and a Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.

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.

 

GLENN MACNEILL

Glenn is a Portfolio Manager of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.

Glenn has more than 35 years of investment management experience.  This experience comprises managing a number of mining, resource and flow through limited partnerships including managing mining and resource funds for Sentry Investments and nine years as portfolio manager for Sentry Investments’ NCE flow through limited partnerships.

Glenn recently joined Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (QIFM) as Portfolio Manager for the Probity Flow-Through Limited Partnerships.  Prior to joining QIFM, Glenn served as a portfolio manager for Pangaea Asset Management Inc., and as a Managing Director and portfolio manager for Bennington Investment Management.  Glenn has also been Chief Investment Officer and senior portfolio manager at Lawrence Asset Management Inc. (LAMI) where he managed two income and growth funds as well as a global resource fund. Glenn spent several years at Sentry Investments where he was responsible for Sentry’s Investment Group and the portfolio manager of mining and resource funds.  While at Sentry Investment Glenn spent nine years managing and investing the NCE flow through limited partnerships. Further experience includes being an Energy Equity Analyst with Scotia Capital Markets and HSBC Securities, where he covered integrated oil companies and a selection of petroleum companies, and six years as a portfolio manager with Imperial Life / Laurentian Financial Inc. where he managed several mineral and mining royalty positions.

Glenn is a Professional Engineer and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Glenn has been a regular contributor to BNN, GlobeinvestorGold and various other media about trends in the resource industry and investment issues in general.

 

 PETER FANG, CFA

Peter is COO, Portfolio Manager and Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd., a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Qwest Investment Management Corp.  Peter is also COO of Qwest Investment Management Corp. and COO of Heritage Bancorp Ltd.  Peter leads Hoovest Wealth Management, the money management division of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. that he co-established, and is also part of the registered firm’s Compliance and Investment Committees.

Peter has more than 10 years of advisory and financial services experience globally.  He has been managing investment assets and advising high net worth clients as a registered advisor since 2013 with investment firms in Canada, most notably Manulife Securities.

Prior to his entry into the investment industry, Peter was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan in London, UK and CITIC Securities in Hong Kong where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, private placements, spin-off IPOs, rights issues, and other corporate finance activities.

Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from UBC and a master’s degree in Management and Regulation of Risk from the London School of Economics.  Additionally, Peter is a CFA charterholder.