Viewpoints by Roshan Thiru, CFA, at Manulife Investment Management

Roshan Thiru, CFA

Roshan is the head of the Canadian fixed-income team. He’s responsible for the Toronto- and Montreal-based fixed-income and money market teams that manage client portfolios in actively managed Canadian fixed-income strategies, including fixed-income balanced and other customized mandates. Previously, he was a senior portfolio manager focusing on investment-grade corporate debt mandates. Prior to joining the firm, Roshan was a lead analyst with DBRS, covering the energy, project finance, and utilities sectors and, before that, he worked as an institutional credit risk manager at RBC Financial Group and as an analyst at Foyston, Gordon & Payne. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Education: B.A., Economics, McMaster University; Diploma, Accounting, Wilfrid Laurier University; M.B.A., University of Windsor

Joined the company: 2008

Began career: 2000