Viewpoints by Nathan W. Thooft, CFA, at Manulife Investment Management
In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, Nathan is chief investment officer of the firm’s multi-asset solutions team. In these roles, he’s the lead portfolio manager on a range of multi-asset and asset allocation strategies and leads the investment decision-making process as well as the development and growth of the firm’s multi-asset solutions. During his time with Manulife, Nathan has served in many senior asset allocation and research roles spanning Canada, Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Previously, Nathan was vice president and director of investments, investment management services, for John Hancock Financial, the U.S. division of Manulife Financial. In that role, he was responsible for leading manager research efforts, asset class research, and the development and daily monitoring of investment platforms in the United States and Asia. Prior to joining John Hancock, he was a senior portfolio analyst within the investment management division of Fidelity Investments and, before that, he was a senior product consultant at RBC Wealth Management. Nathan holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society Boston and the CFA Institute.
Education: B.A., M.B.A., University of Minnesota
Joined the company: 2008
Began career: 2000
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