Sam has over 10 years of capital markets and asset management experience in both North America and the Pacific Rim, with primary focus on Resources and Oil & Gas sectors. He spent three years with Scotia Bank as an International Equity analyst, and was responsible for the management of the Scotia Pacific Rim Mutual Fund. Sam is a CFA Charter Holder, a qualified Management Accountant and has a MBA in Finance. Sam was involved in several public listings in London and Toronto and has extensive experience in Equity Research and Portfolio Management. He also has considerable academic experience spanning over 15 years teaching Financial Analysis in England, Canada and the US. He is one of the founders of Proactive Investors and remain active in representing Proactive Investors in North America.