Personal Biography


Shauna Sexsmith, CFA


Shauna Sexsmith, CFA


Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Growth Equity

Career Start Date


Shauna is senior managing director and senior portfolio manager at Manulife Investment Management, and leads the Canadian growth equity team, responsible for managing Canadian and North American growth equity mandates. Over her career, Shauna has managed Canadian, dividend, small-cap, balanced, North American, and global strategies; she has focused primarily on Canadian growth strategies over the last 15 years. Prior to joining the company, Shauna was vice president and portfolio manager with Altamira Management, where, as subadvisor, she managed a Canadian large-cap growth fund for Manulife. Shauna holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation.

  • Education: B.A. in Finance and Economics, University of Toronto
  • Joined the company: 2002
  • Began career: 1987