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Michael Kosmalski, CFA, CMT
President & Chief Investment Officer
Michael Kosmalski is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Cowan Asset Management. In this role, Michael is responsible for the firm’s portfolio management activities. Previously, he was Vice President, Investments with Princeton Holdings Limited, Cowan Asset Management’s parent company. Michael also serves as President of Fountain Street Finance, a Princeton Holdings Limited company. Michael has nearly 20 years of institutional investment management experience. He graduated with an Economics degree from the University of Waterloo and is both a CFA and CMT charterholder.
Ian McNeill, CFA, CFP
Ian McNeill is a Fixed Income Analyst with Cowan Asset Management. Previously, Ian was an Investment Analyst with Princeton Holdings Limited, Cowan Asset Management’s parent company. Ian began his career working as a Financial Planning Specialist with a leading North American financial services firm. Ian graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University. Ian is a CFA charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner professional.
Alexander MacDonald, CFA, P.Eng.
Alexander MacDonald is an Equity Investment Analyst with Cowan Asset Management. Prior to joining the firm, Alexander was an Equity Research Associate with both a major Canadian chartered bank and, before that, an independent investment bank. Earlier in his career, Alexander worked within a diverse range of industries, including positions with a marketing software company, an oil and gas producer, and an electrical power utility. Alexander holds an MBA degree from the Ivey Business School and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from St. Francis Xavier University/Dalhousie University. Alexander is a CFA charterholder and a licensed professional engineer.
Michael Cannon is an Investment Analyst with Cowan Asset Management. Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a property and casualty underwriter with a major Canadian commercial insurer. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree with a major in Applied Economics from Queen’s University and he has passed the CFA Level 3 exam.