Michael Mezei

Michael Mezei, LLB

Director, President

Michael Mezei is a Director and the President of Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2008. He is responsible for leading the growth and management of the business. Mr. Mezei chairs the Firm's Management Committee which is responsible for the development and execution of the Firm's strategic plan.

Mr. Mezei has held senior executive roles in the investment industry since 1994. He was Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for Franklin Templeton Investments in Toronto from 1994 to 2002. In 2002, Mr. Mezei moved to Calgary to launch ATB Investor Services, the wealth management arm of ATB Financial, and remained with ATB until joining Mawer. Before working in the investment industry, Mr. Mezei practiced corporate law in Toronto from 1987 to 1994.

Mr. Mezei earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, along with various investment industry designations.

Mr. Mezei has been active in a number of investment industry organizations, pension committees and charitable organizations and is currently on the board of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.