Peter Arender, CFA is Chief Investment Officer of Fortress Advisory & Investment Services in Barbados, where he is responsible for investments across Fortress’ range of mutual funds and segregated portfolios. He has over 25 years’ varied experience in financial markets and joined Fortress in 2009. Prior to that, he was Chief Investment Officer of a privately held offshore bank in Barbados; portfolio manager at Acker Finley Asset Management, and a Vice President of Institutional Bond Sales at Toronto Dominion Securities. His focus is on developing and applying highly disciplined strategies to the portfolio management process. He is a CFA charterholder, a past member of the board of the CFA Society Barbados, and a past president of the CFA Society Toronto.