Dave Wilson, CFA
Dave joined CEM in 1998 from Scotia Cassels Investment Council where he was an Associate Portfolio Manager for private client portfolios. Dave is currently responsible for the team that produces the Global Investment Benchmarking reports ensuring quality data and delivery. In addition, he has some direct client responsibilities. Dave is a CFA charter holder and has a degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.
David Dupont, CFA
David is a Senior Analyst for CEM’s Investment Benchmarking service. Prior to joining CEM in 2006, David worked at CIBC Mellon for eight years in a variety of departments ranging from pension accounting to sales and marketing. David is a CFA charter holder and has a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Toronto.
Edsart returned to CEM in 2015 as an analyst on the Investment Team. Between 2008 and 2011, he worked as an analyst on the Pension Administration Team. Edsart has a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University).
Maria Parra is a Senior Analyst at CEM for the Investment Benchmarking team. Prior to joining CEM in 2015, Maria had seven years of experience in the Canadian investment funds industry. Maria worked at Fundata Canada Inc., where she had responsibilities for data content and quality for the Canadian mutual fund industry and the North American exchange traded funds market. As a committee member of the Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee (CIFSC), Maria contributed to the standardization and classification of investment funds in the country. Her articles on performance and risk evaluation of passive and active strategies have been published in the Canadian press. Maria graduated from the University of Toronto with an honors degree in Economics and is currently a candidate in the CFA program.
Franco is an analyst on CEM’s Investment Benchmarking service. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, he was a senior investment consulting analyst at Mercer where he performed performance and governance analytics for Canadian pension plans. He has a degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Waterloo and is currently a candidate in the CFA program.