Marilyn Brophy is a retired senior investment executive and former Managing Director, Head of Equity Research at CIBC Asset Management, where she served for eight years. Prior to joining CIBC, Ms. Brophy was the Director, Equity Research at UBS Global Asset Management (Canada) Co. for approximately seven years. Ms. Brophy is an accomplished business leader with substantial experience in multiple disciplines including investment management, equity capital markets, company strategic analysis, risk assessment and the development of organizational capability. Most recently, she acted as a builder and leader of one of Canada’s largest buy-side equity research teams. Alongside this role, she also co-managed approximately $5 billion of equity assets on behalf of institutional and retail investors. Ms. Brophy holds a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University, Master of Arts – Economics from McMaster University, Bachelor of Arts – BA, Honours – Economics from Queen’s University, Chartered Director designation from The Directors College, and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.