Mario Mainelli is an Associate Portfolio Manager at CI Global Asset Management. With an impressive track record spanning over 14 years, Mario plays a pivotal role in the firm's success by overseeing the stock selection of small- and mid-cap European companies for its global small cap equity strategy. Prior to his role in global small caps, Mario covered North American Industrials for CI Global Asset Management. Prior to joining CI Global Asset Management in 2019, Mario honed his investment skills as a generalist investor for an investment boutique in Toronto. During his five-year tenure, he displayed exceptional talent and played a significant role in driving the firm's growth and success. Before that, Mario spent six years at one of Canada's leading banks, where he made notable contributions to their institutional investment department. Mario holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder, demonstrating his commitment to upholding the highest professional standards in the investment industry.