Compliance and Legal Manager
Chief Financial Officer & Director
Advising Representatives (Portfolio Manager)
Board of Directors
Chairman, CEO & Director
Mr. Levesque is a Founder, Chairman CEO and Director of Qwest Investment Management Corp.
He is also Chairman, CEO CCO and Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. and Chairman, CEO and Director of Heritage Bancorp Ltd.; both companies are subsidiaries of Qwest Investment Management Corp. Mr. Levesque is Chairman, CEO and Director of Qwest Funds Corp.
Mr. Levesque has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian financial industry. He is recognized for his broad knowledge, skills, experience and leadership in:
- Venture capital
- Financial services
- New business formation and development
Mr. Levesque is a founder and/or director of several private and publicly-traded companies in a variety of industries.
Denise is the Compliance and Legal Manager for Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. She is the Chairperson for QIFM’s Compliance Committee.
With over 10 years of experience, Denise has provided legal, financial and regulatory advice and guidance at some of the world’s leading international corporations such as HSBC Bank of Canada and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Denise is a Canadian lawyer and holds a CPA, CGA designation. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Law, and an ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association. Denise strongly believes in giving back and volunteers with a number of organizations dedicated to improving the well-being of those in need in the community.
Cameron is an Advising Representative with Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd and manages each of Proof’s funds. Cameron is also the Chief Investment Officer of Proof Capital Inc, which he joined in September 2019. Most recently, Cameron was the Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) & Chief Investment Officer for WealthCo Asset Management, where he helped the firm grow the AUM to approximately $500MM. Prior to joining WealthCo Asset Management, Cameron was an Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) at BCV Asset Management Inc and an Associate Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) at Brownstone Asset Management. His early career included an Investment Banking Analyst role with Banc of America Securities LLC.
Chief Investment Officer
Don is the Chief Investment Officer, Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager), Dealing Representative and Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
As Chief Investment Officer, Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager), Dealing Representative and Director, Don is responsible for leading Calgary-based portfolio management efforts in:
- Developing investment processes
- Monitoring existing investments
- Conducting investment analysis
- Designing, backtesting and implementing quantitative trading systems
- Performing strategic and financial due diligence across a wide range of industries and investment structures
With Don’s 20+ years of experience in the Canadian financial sector, along with his extensive network of industry relationships, Don has developed the capacity to originate, evaluate and structure new business organizations in various sectors: technology, media, resources and renewals.
Don is also actively involved in mentoring professionals in the investment management process, identifying new investment strategies that fill a need in an evolving investment landscape and partnering with investment management firms to deliver new products.
Don holds two bachelor’s degrees with distinction — Commerce and Computer Science — at the University of Calgary. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Glenn is an Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
Glenn has more than 35 years of investment management experience. This experience comprises managing a number of mining, resource and flow-through limited partnerships including managing mining and resource funds for Sentry Investments and nine years as Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) for Sentry Investments’ NCE flow-through limited partnerships.
Glenn recently joined Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. (QIFM) as an Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) for the Probity Flow-Through Limited Partnerships. Prior to joining QIFM, Glenn served as a Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) for Pangaea Asset Management Inc., and as a Managing Director an Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) for Bennington Investment Management. Glenn has also been Chief Investment Officer and Senior Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) at Lawrence Asset Management Inc. (LAMI) where he managed two income and growth funds as well as a global resource fund. Glenn spent several years at Sentry Investments where he was responsible for Sentry’s Investment Group and the Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) of mining and resource funds. While at Sentry Investment, Glenn spent nine years managing and investing the NCE flow-through limited partnerships. Further experience includes being an Energy Equity Analyst with Scotia Capital Markets and HSBC Securities, where he covered integrated oil companies and a selection of petroleum companies, and six years as an Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager) with Imperial Life / Laurentian Financial Inc. where he managed several mineral and mining royalty positions.
Glenn is a Professional Engineer and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Glenn has been a regular contributor to BNN, GlobeinvestorGold and various other media about trends in the resource industry and investment issues in general.
Jackie is a Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
Jackie has over 15 years of management experience in investment companies and specializes in the biotech, health science and robotics sectors as well as cross boarder M&A activities. She previously was a senior consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Jackie holds a master’s degree of Business and Innovation Management from Oxford Brookes University.
Chief Operating Officer
Peter is Chief Operating Officer (COO), Advising Representative (Portfolio Manager), Dealing Representative and Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. a subsidiary of Qwest Investment Management Corp. Peter is also COO of Qwest Investment Management Corp. and COO of Heritage Bancorp Ltd. Peter leads Hoovest Wealth Management, the money management division of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. that he co-established, and is also part of the registered firm’s Compliance and Investment Committees.
Peter has more than 10 years of advisory and financial services experience globally. He has been managing investment assets and advising high net worth clients as a registered advisor since 2013 with investment firms in Canada, most notably Manulife Securities.
Prior to that, Peter was an investment banker with JP Morgan in London UK and CITIC Securities in Hong Kong, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, private placements, spin-off IPOs, rights issues and other corporate finance activities.
Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from UBC and a master’s degree in Management and Regulation of Risk from the London School of Economics. He is a CFA charterholder.
CFO & Director
Sohail is the Chief Financial Officer for all Qwest Group companies and a director of Qwest Investment Management Corp., Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd. and Heritage Bancorp Ltd. Sohail is responsible for managing Qwest’s financial affairs, including finance, accounting, performance management, capital, treasury, and taxation. As a member of Qwest’s Executive leadership team, Sohail is also responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of Qwest Group companies.
Sohail joined Qwest in 2019 bringing with him significant financial services experience. His career spans over 19 years in financial services, working in North America, Europe, and emerging markets of Asia. Prior to joining Qwest, Sohail spent 13 years working in London, United Kingdom, in leading retail and investment banking firms such as Barclays, NatWest Group and Nationwide Building Society. He has also been associated with KPMG UK’s Banking and Capital Markets division. Working with these prestigious organizations, Sohail led and is recognized for delivering various IFRS, finance regulatory and finance change projects, most notably IFRS 9. He has also led acquisition and due diligence projects and has acted as a finance and accounting advisor to senior management on various strategic matters.
Sohail is a Canadian CPA, CGA, Fellow Certified Accountant from UK and a Fellow Chartered Accountant from Pakistan. He also holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Karachi. He was trained as a CA in the financial services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Victor is the Senior Vice-President, Mutual Funds and a Director of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd., a subsidiary of Qwest Investment Management Corp.
Victor is also the Chief Executive Officer of AlphaDelta Management Corp., an affiliate partner of Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
Victor has been involved in the financial services industry since 1988 holding executive roles in some of the largest investment management firms in the world. He served as Vice President, Director for AGF / 2020 Group of Funds (Canada’s third largest mutual fund company), Executive Vice-President, Canada and Director Global Institutional Group for Brandes Investment Partners Ltd. (a global investment management firm), President and CEO of Therrien Wood & Co. (an investment council portfolio manager and limited market dealer) and Vice President (Ontario) of Richardson Partners Financial (Canada’s sixth largest brokerage firm).
Victor has held positions on several executive committees, investment oversight committees and long-term strategic planning and product development committees. During his tenure, Victor has launched over twenty mutual funds and investment unit trusts. In addition, Victor is a board member of AlphaDelta Management Corp., Qwest Investment Funds Management Ltd. and Qwest Funds Corp.