Allan Maclean-Howard, CPA, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, Asset Allocation, Risk Management and Derivatives began his career in the investment industry in 1987. He oversees CI Global Asset Management’s asset allocation and risk management processes. Mr. Maclean-Howard joined Signature from Merrill Lynch, where he was responsible for Merrill’s institutional equity derivatives business for Canadian clients. Mr. Maclean-Howard has a deep background in macro and asset allocation with long term global cross asset market experience, along with extensive experience in the trading, structuring, and risk management of equity, commodity, and fixed income derivatives. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Maclean-Howard held senior investment positions at UBS Canada, RBC Capital Markets, TD Bank and earned his CA at Clarkson Gordon. Mr. Maclean-Howard holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen's University.