Eric Bushell, Senior Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer, began his career as an equity analyst and trader at BPI Mutual Funds in 1993 before becoming a portfolio manager at the firm. He joined CI Investment Inc.’s (“CI”) Signature team in 1999 when BPI became part of CI Investments. He became Chief Investment Officer of Signature in 2002. He was named Morningstar’s Equity Fund Manager of the Year in 2009 and Investment Executive's Fund Manager of the Year for 2008. Mr. Bushell holds a Bachelor of Arts from Queen's University and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.