Peter Hofstra, Senior Vice President, Co-Head of Equities – Research, and Portfolio Manager, brings a depth of experience in both investment and company management to the Equities team. Peter joined CI GAM in 2017 as Senior Portfolio Manager. Immediately before joining CI GAM, he was Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Investment Research at Manitou Investment Management, a firm that focuses on private client and institutional money management. He also co-founded a clean technology investment LP, which Manitou acquired. Prior to Manitou, Peter was a portfolio manager at a large mutual fund company where he co-managed a U.S. equity fund and was lead manager of a science and technology fund. Prior to starting his investment career, Peter helped build a technology firm, which went public and where he held the position of VP of Research and Development and was an officer of the company. Peter holds the CFA designation and has a B.Sc. in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics.