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Stephen Mitchell

Stephen Mitchell, CFA

Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Veteran global equity manager Stephen Mitchell has joined FGP to manage the firm’s global and international equity mandates.

An award-winning* global equity portfolio manager, Mr. Mitchell spent 23 years with Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., most recently as portfolio manager of global and U.S. large cap equity portfolios. He brings a proven track record and has built a reputation as a disciplined and thorough value-oriented investment analyst and portfolio manager.

Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. He has been actively involved with the Oakville Hospital Foundation since 1994 and was a member of its Board of Directors between 2006 and 2011.

Mohammed Ahmad

Mohammed Ahmad, CFA, MBA

Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equities

Mohammed Ahmad has been appointed portfolio manager responsible for FGP’s emerging markets equity strategy. Mr. Ahmad has been very closely involved with this successful strategy since its inception in 2009. He has taken greater responsibility year after year, initially providing extensive research coverage and over time assuming a more direct co-portfolio management role.

Mr. Ahmad’s career began when he joined FGP in 1999. He joined the investment team in 2003 as a research analyst.

Mohammed is a graduate of the Institute of Business Administration in Pakistan.


Founded in 1980, FGP manages $13 billion in assets on behalf of institutional and private clients. The firm seeks quality and value in Canadian equities, foreign equities, and Canadian bonds, and maintains a consistent strategy through different market cycles.

*Under Mr. Mitchell’s leadership, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. was awarded Institutional Investor magazine’s 2016 U.S. Investment Management Award for Global Value Equity.


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