Matthew Strauss, Vice-President, Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager, has more than 20 years of investment experience, specializing in currencies, fixed income and emerging markets. Mr. Strauss joined Signature in 2011, focusing on emerging market investments by providing macroeconomic, country and sector strategies and allocations. In addition, he also oversees the foreign exchange overlay for all Signature funds and is a member of the Signature Asset Allocation Committee. He has extensive international experience, having worked as Chief Strategist at the largest retail bank in Africa and as Senior Fixed Income and Currency Strategist at RBC Capital Markets. Mr. Strauss holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MA in Economics from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.