After having amassed a wealth of experience over 15 years in the public and private sectors, Sébastien Mc Mahon joined iA Financial Group’s diversified funds and economy team in January 2013.
Throughout his career, Mr. Mc Mahon has held various positions in several prominent financial institutions, notably at Quebec’s Ministry of Finance and at Autorité des marchés financiers, Quebec’s regulator to the province’s financial markets.
In addition to his role as senior portfolio manager at iA Financial Group, with assets exceeding $7 billion, Mr. Mc Mahon also acts as a senior economist and is a member of the firm’s asset allocation committee. Since early 2019, Mr. Mc Mahon acts as sole manager of both the Selection and Focus families of funds.
Mr. Mc Mahon holds a Master’s degree as well as doctoral studies in Economics, is a CFA charter holder and is deeply involved in Quebec’s financial scene as a member of the board for Quebec’s association of economists.
Frédéric Gagnon has over five years of experience in the investment industry. He acts as a senior financial analyst on the Asset Allocation team. He is involved in the management of several diversified funds of iA Financial Group. Since his arrival, Mr. Gagnon has given a great deal of time to the design and development of quantitative decision support tools in portfolio management. He has a master's degree in finance from Université Laval and is a CFA designation holder.