Jason Goddard, Vice President, Portfolio Manager – Fixed Income, has more than 10 years of industry experience. He joined CI GAM in 2021 and is responsible for managing the CI Alternative Investment Grade Credit Fund, Canada’s first liquid alternative credit fund, which is an actively-managed strategy that invests in North American credits and utilizes non-traditional tools such as leverage, short-selling, and derivative overlays. Before joining CI GAM, Jason managed a Long/Short North American Credit Hedge Fund another boutique Canadian asset manager. Prior to that, he managed a long-only portfolio consisting of Canadian credit, provincial, municipal, and federal bonds at Portico and Long/Short Credit and global macro hedge funds at Gluskin Sheff & Associates. Jason holds the CFA designation, an MBA (Finance) from Wilfred Laurier, and a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Queen’s University.