meet the team

Each investment professional at Lincluden embraces the principles that embody our value-based philosophy to managing client assets. We invest with a long-term focus, we conduct our own independent research and we maintain an absolute price discipline when purchasing and selling securities for our clients.

Name Title/Responsibility Years of Experience
Philip R. Evans President and CEO 35
Peter C. Chin Vice President 29
James D. Lampard Vice President 38
Robert G. Gill Vice President 20
Gary J. Stewart Vice President 33
Todd Parsons Vice President 20
Wayne J. A. Wilson Vice President 27
Lynn Eplett Vice President 35
Derek Warren Assistant Vice President 19
Albert Tzurkov Assistant Vice President 17
Glen Pichanick Research Associate 20
Chris Dunlop Associate, Portfolio Management 8
Geoffrey DeSouza Associate 14
Philip R. Evans President and CEO
Philip R. Evans BA (Economics) Harvard University (1981)

Mr. Evans is President and CEO of Lincluden and has over thirty years of investment industry experience. Before joining Lincluden he was Executive Vice-President at Fidelity Investments Canada Ltd. and prior, Chief Operating Officer of Altamira Management Ltd. Mr. Evans earned his degree in Economics from Harvard University. Mr. Evans is active in community and business organizations and is a past member of the Pension Investment Advisory Committee of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Mr. Evans also served as a Past Chair of the Toronto Board of Trade and its Governance and Pension Committees, Investment Management Consultants Association of Canada, the Childrens Aid Foundation and its Investment Committee, and as President of the Harvard Club of Toronto.

Peter C. Chin Vice President
Peter C. Chin Chartered Financial Analyst (1990)
MBA, University of Western Ontario (1987)
BA (Economics), York University (1981)

Mr. Chin joined the equity team at Lincluden in 2004 as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager. He began his value investing career in 1987 at Confederation Life as an analyst, progressing to portfolio management in 1990. Prior to joining Lincluden, he was Director of Research and Portfolio Manager at Connor Clark & Company, where he was also a shareholder and director. Peter's background also includes positions of Investment Analyst and Director, Corporate Finance & Investment Banking with two major securities firms. His experience as a value investor includes securities analysis across the capitalization spectrum and the management of domestic and foreign equity portfolios spanning an investment career of almost 30 years.
James D. Lampard Vice President
James D. Lampard Chartered Financial Analyst (1990)
MBA, York University (1981)
Chartered Accountant (1978)
BBA, York University (1976)

Mr. Lampard joined the equity team at Lincluden in 2003 as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager. He is also a co-chair of the Asset Mix Committee. Jim started his career as a value investor at OMERS in 1987 as a senior equity analyst. He became a portfolio manager in 1989. That was followed by a portfolio management role at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. Prior to joining Lincluden, Jim was a Vice-President and Partner at Beutel Goodman where he was a portfolio manager and member of the Canadian equity team. His background includes managing both Canadian and foreign equity portfolios across the capitalization range. Jim's previous work experience includes accounting and banking. He continues to contribute to the profession as a member of the Users Advisory Council of the Accounting Standards Board.
Robert G. Gill Vice President
Robert Gill MLitt (Master’s in Management, Economics and International Relations, University of St. Andrews, Scotland)
HBA, Queens University (1997)

Mr. Gill joined Lincluden in January 2014 as Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Equities. He began his investment career in 1997 at BMO Nesbitt Burns. He subsequently moved to the United Kingdom where he joined Deutsche Bank’s Global Investment Banking Division. Later, Robert spent seven years at Foyston, Gordon & Payne Investment Counsel analyzing Canadian, U.S. and global companies, where he was Director of Research and Associate Portfolio Manager for Global Equities and U.S. Equities. Robert joined Aston Hill Institutional Partners in August 2010 as Vice President and Portfolio Manager. He was responsible for investment performance, client servicing and business development with institutional clients, investment consultants and high net worth clients. Robert currently sits on the Retirement Funds Investment Committee of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. He is also an adjudicator for the John H. Watson Value Investing Course at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
Gary J. Stewart Vice President
Gary J. Stewart Chartered Financial Analyst (1987)
MBA, York University (1983)
BA, University of Western Ontario (1981)

Mr. Stewart joined Lincluden as a fixed income portfolio manager. Prior to joining Lincluden he held the position of Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, North American Fixed Income at MFC Global Investment Management. In that role he had responsibility for the management of C$20 billion of Canadian and U.S. fixed income investments for a variety of Canadian and U.S.-based corporate, institutional and mutual fund clients. Mr. Stewart has over 30 years of investment experience including senior positions in fixed income management with ING Investment Management in both Canada and the United States.
Todd Parsons Vice President
Todd Parsons Chartered Financial Analyst (2000)
HBA, Brock University (1994)

Mr. Parsons joined LinclMr. Parsons joined Lincluden as Vice President, Fixed Income. Prior to joining Lincluden, he was a senior member of MFC Global Investment Managements' Canadian Total Return team. Mr. Parsons was responsible for actively managed fixed income assets with a focus on corporate debt for a variety of Canadian institutional and mutual fund clients. Previously, he managed U.S. Fixed Income assets as a member of MFC Global's U.S. Total Return Team. Mr. Parsons has over 20 years investment experience.
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Wayne J. A. Wilson Vice President
Wayne J. A. Wilson HBA (Economics), York University (1987)
MBA, University of Ottawa (1989)


Mr. Wilson joined Lincluden Investment as Vice President in 2007, bringing 18 years of extensive investment industry experience to the firm. Mr. Wilson was previously Vice President of institutional product management and client service at a Global Investment Company. Prior to that Mr. Wilson was Vice President of a leading full service national asset consulting firm assisting large Corporate and Not for Profit Investors with a complete range of governance needs for their Pension and Endowment plans. Mr. Wilson's responsibilities at Lincluden include Product Development, Relationship Management and Institutional and Private Client distribution.

Lynn Eplett Vice President
Lynn Eplett Chartered Financial Analyst (1987)
MBA, York University (1982)
BA, University of Toronto (1980)

Ms. Eplett's current responsibilities include operations, compliance and client servicing. She joined Lincluden to assume responsibility for Marketing, Business Development and Client Servicing. Prior to joining Lincluden she served as an Assistant Vice President with a major counseling firm, having had responsibilities in the areas of U.S. equity research, investment counseling to individual investors and institutional marketing and servicing, during a nine year tenure.
Derek Warren Assistant Vice President
Derek Warren CIM

Mr. Warren joined LincluMr. Warren joined Lincluden in January 2015 as a Portfolio Manager for Equities. He began his investment career in 1998 at Morguard where he was responsible for reviewing legal documents for large property transactions. For the past 14 years at Morguard, Derek has been responsible for the analysis of REITs and real estate companies and for the management of several real estate portfolios including the multi-Lipper Award winning CIBC Canadian Real Estate Fund and the Morguard Real Estate Equity Fund. As a respected and influential member of the tight-knit Canadian REIT community, Derek’s opinion is sought by REIT management and investors alike. He appears regularly in the press and on BNN Television to share his view.
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Albert Tzurkov Assistant Vice President
Albert Tzurkov Chartered Financial Analyst (2004)
MBA, York University (2003)
BBA, Wilfred Laurier University (2000)

Mr. Tzurkov joined Lincluden in January 2015 as a Portfolio Manager for Equities. He was most recently with Morguard Financial since 2013 as an Associate Portfolio Manager where he was responsible for analyzing and selecting stocks and bonds and other securities. He was previously at OMERS Capital Markets and Thornmark Asset Management.
Glen Pichanick Research Associate
Glen Pichanick Chartered Financial Analyst (2001)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce, McMaster University (1996)

Mr. Pichanick joined Lincluden Investment Management in 2006 as an equity trader and Research Associate, bringing eight years of analytical research experience to the firm. He was previously an Institutional Equity Trader at AIC Mutual Funds.
Chris Dunlop Associate, Portfolio Management
Chris Dunlop Chartered Financial Analyst (2013)
Bcomm, Dalhousie University (2007)

Mr. Dunlop is an Associate in Portfolio Management, with responsibilities primarily in research and trading for fixed income investments. Before joining Lincluden in 2010, he worked at MacKenzie Financial.
Geoffrey DeSouza Associate
Geoffrey DeSouza Chartered Financial Analyst (2010)
Bcomm (Economics), University of Toronto (2003)

Mr. De Souza joined Lincluden Investment as an Associate bringing over three years of investment management industry experience to the firm. He was previously an Assistant Portfolio Manager at Jarislowsky Fraser.