Viewpoints by Frances Donald, at Manulife Investment Management

Frances Donald

Frances forecasts global macroeconomic and financial trends, analyzes the economy and capital markets for potential opportunities and risks, and serves as a thought leader both within the firm and externally. As a senior member of the asset allocation team, she coordinates global macro research, assists in the team’s return forecasts, and contributes to portfolio positioning views.

Prior to joining Manulife, Frances worked as a financial economist for Scotiabank in Toronto and, before that, as a global macro analyst for Pavilion Global Markets in Montreal. Earlier in her career, she held various positions at Deloitte, Roubini Global Economics, and Bank of Canada. She’s a frequent public speaker and regularly appears in international media, including Bloomberg and CNBC.

  • Education: M.A., Economics, New York University; B.A., Economics, Queen’s University
  • Joined the company: 2016
  • Began career: 2008