Derek Brown

Desautels Global Expert; Head of Fixed Income, Beutel Goodman
Derek Brown



Derek is currently Head of Fixed Income at Beutel Goodman. He has been with the organization since 2016 in various roles, including Senior Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, and co-lead of the fixed income team and a member of the Asset Allocation Committee. His strategic responsibilities include macroeconomic strategy, interest rate anticipation and duration management as well total portfolio positioning and risk management.

Prior to joining Beutel Goodman, Derek spent over five years as a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Fiera Capital where he was co-lead of the Fiera Tactical Fixed Income Strategies and the lead portfolio manager of the Fiera High Yield Bond Strategies. And before this, Derek worked primarily in proprietary trading roles at major financial institutions such as TD.

Derek earned his bachelor of commerce degree from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and his master of business administration degree from McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Specialization by geographical area: 
Desautels Global Experts
Investment Management


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