Our People



Jarrad Segal


Jarrad Segal, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer
Jarrad Segal is CQI's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for the overall strategy, investment policy, management and marketing of the firm and its funds. Jarrad is the Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for overall compliance of the firm and its investment funds. Jarrad manages the Manager's portfolios with responsibility for the overall positioning and investments of the Manager's portfolios. Jarrad conducts macroeconomic and business cycle analysis used in positioning the portfolios. Jarrad also develops and implements fundamental and quantitative investment strategies to invest the portfolios' capital. Prior to joining the Manager, Jarrad held the position of Senior Vice President, Investment Banking at GMP Securities L.P. where he developed significant capital markets experience completing over 100 mandates in securities underwriting and mergers & acquisitions. He has over 15 years capital markets experience. Jarrad graduated from McGill University (1999) with a B.Com, Finance (Great Distinction) and is a CFA Charterholder (2001).


Elina Nam


Elina Nam, Vice-President, Finance and Operations
Elina Nam is responsible for middle-office operations and coordination with the CFO on financial reporting matters. Prior to joining CQI, Elina was a Senior Financial Analyst in the Finance Department of GMP Securities. Prior to joining GMP Securities, Elina held the positions of Manager, Finance and Operations at Markland Street Asset Management and Analyst, Financial Reporting and Tax at CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services. Elina holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, Finance and Administration from the University of Western Ontario (2006) and is a Certified Management Accountant (2009). Elina has also successfully completed the Level 1 CFA examination.