Peter Arender, CFA is CEO & Chief Investment Officer of Fortress Fund Managers Ltd. He has over 30 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. Previously, he was portfolio manager at Acker Finley Asset Management in Toronto, and a Vice President of Institutional Bond Sales at Toronto Dominion Securities. His work has focused on developing and applying highly disciplined, long-term strategies to the portfolio management process. He is a past member of the board of the CFA Society Barbados, and a past president of the CFA Society Toronto.