Kevin is the lead manager for the Alitis Growth Pool and the Alitis Income & Growth Pool, with responsibility for the equity strategy for the firm. Kevin is the head of Alitis’ Investment Committee and a member of Alitis’ Investment Committee Governance Board. Mr. Kirkwood was also formerly the Chief Compliance Officer of Alitis.
Prior to joining Alitis, Mr. Kirkwood founded Global Portfolio Review Inc., a firm which developed quantitative investment analysis and management software. He was also the Chief Operating Officer of Cartier Partners Securities and Director, Investment Portfolios with Cartier Partners Portfolio Management. Prior to these positions, Mr. Kirkwood was the Manager, Specialty Investments for Cartier and its predecessor firm, Great Pacific Management Co. Ltd.
Kevin’s qualifications include the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C.