William (Bill) Webb is the former Executive Vice-President & Chief Investment Officer of Gluskin, Sheff + Associates Inc and was previously a Vice-President and Portfolio Manager focusing on Canadian and U.S. securities. He received an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1986, and a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma in Management (East Asian Studies) from McGill University in 1993. Mr. Webb earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2001. Prior to joining Gluskin Sheff in 1995, Mr. Webb was based in Beijing, China with the Bank Credit Analyst Research Group, analyzing emerging securities markets in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Mr. Webb also held positions as a money market and fixed income trader, prior to becoming a manager of proprietary financial futures trading for CS First Boston in London, England.