Laura Lau has over 25 years of experience in financial services and is Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer with Brompton Group. Ms. Lau leads Brompton’s portfolio management team that oversees assets of approximately $1.6 billion primarily in global and Canadian covered call mandates designed to generate income and lower volatility of returns. Prior to joining Brompton, she was a Senior Portfolio Manager at a major Canadian fund manager from 2004 to 2011 where she co-managed over $500 million in resource portfolios. Ms. Lau was the co-manager of a resource fund which won the 2011 Canadian Lipper Fund Award for best fund over one year in the natural resources equity category(1). She was also the lead manager for a five-star Morningstar rated fund(2). In 2011, she was a recipient of the Brendan Woods TopGun Investment Mind award. Ms. Lau is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the Toronto CFA Society. She holds the Derivatives Market Specialist Designation. Prior to her career in Investment Management, Ms. Lau managed an Information Technology department. Ms. Lau graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering (Honours) from the University of Toronto and serves on the advisory board of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department of her alma mater. For additional information about these awards, please click here.