Neil Murdoch joined Aston Hill in August 2013 and brings a strong track record of leadership and execution in the retail investment world. Prior to joining Aston Hill, Mr. Murdoch was President & CEO of Connor, Clark & Lunn Capital Markets Inc. from 2003 to 2013, when the firm was acquired by Aston Hill and renamed Aston Hill Capital Markets Inc. The firm has raised over $2.7 million in retail assets since its inception. Prior thereto, Mr. Murdoch was Executive Vice-President and Portfolio Manager at AIC Group of Funds. Mr. Murdoch joined AIC in 1994 when the firm managed only $150 million in assets and was instrumental in the growth of AIC to over $15 billion as one of the three principals of the business. Mr. Murdoch received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Toronto. He completed his formal education with a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Murdoch is also active in the charitable community as well as being a board member of a number of private companies.