Jeffrey Lew joined VCIM in January 2016 as a Portfolio Manager and has over 17 years of investment analysis and portfolio management experience. As a member of the Fixed Income team, he is responsible for day-to-day management of all fixed income assets across mutual funds, pooled funds, and segregated accounts. These include the VCIM Bond Fund, VCIM Short Duration Bond Fund, and the IA Clarington Inhance Bond SRI Fund, as well as the fixed income assets in the VCIM Income Fund and IA Clarington Inhance Monthly Income SRI Fund.
Jeffrey started his career as an Analyst in the Corporate Banking department of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, spending three years focused on credit analysis and probability of default modeling. He then joined the Fixed Income investment team at the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, spending more than five years focused on credit and relative value analysis, trade idea generation, and portfolio risk analysis. Immediately prior to joining VCIM, Jeffrey was a Portfolio Manager at OceanRock Investments, a responsible investment management firm in Vancouver that has since merged into Aviso Wealth.
Jeffrey earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the UBC Sauder School of Business and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, watching sports, listening to podcasts, and spending time with his family, including two young sons.