Catherine Heath is a vice-president, portfolio manager at Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel. Heath’s career at the firm spans 20 years, most of which was spent on the institutional fixed income desk where she was responsible for strategy, trading, and analysis of fixed income portfolios for both pension and private clients. In the latter part of her career, Heath’s role has expanded to include portfolio management and client servicing for institutional clients. Heath is a co-founder of the Vancouver chapter of Women in Capital Markets, is a member of the Portfolio Review Committee for the Beedie Endowment Asset Management program at Simon Fraser University, and sits on the SFU Business Dean’s Advisory Board. She is also a Director of Ballet BC and a member of their Finance and Audit Committee. Heath has a joint Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Economics from Simon Fraser University (2000), holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation (2003) and is a member and past president of CFA Society Vancouver (2008).