After having amassed a wealth of experience over 10 years in the public and private sectors, Sébastien Mc Mahon joined iA Financial Group’s 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 the Autorité des marchés financiers, Quebec’s financial market regulator.
In addition to his new role as Chief Strategist and Senior Economist, Sébastien Mc Mahon also serves as Vice-President, Asset Allocation, and Portfolio Manager for our subsidiary, iA Investment Management Inc. (iAIM), with assets nearing $15 billion. Mr. Mc Mahon is also a member of the firm’s asset allocation committee.
Mr. Mc Mahon holds a master’s degree as well as doctoral studies in economics, is a CFA charter holder and acts as iA's spokesperson for macroeconomics and financial markets topics in the media.
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.