Successfully working towards long-term financial goals for clients within the pension industry has been an absolute pleasure. I am looking forward to bringing my skillset and passion to Grayhawk, helping to create portfolios that meet the long-term needs of our partner families.
As Senior Research Analyst, Ben MacLaren focuses on portfolio construction, investment research and strategy, primarily in relation to private investments. Ben brings 12 years of institutional buyside investment management experience, 10 of which were in private investments.
Previously, Ben was a Director, Private Equity at a large Western Canadian pension fund, where he performed a similar function, concentrating on prudent asset selection and portfolio construction. Prior to working in private investments, Ben worked on the public equity desk of an Atlantic Canadian pension fund, executing trades and formulating investment ideas.
Originally from Halifax, Ben enjoys the outdoors, and spending quality time with friends and family.