David Feather has more than 30 years of experience in Canada’s investment management industry and is a Board Member of Wellington-Altus Financial Inc.
David is currently Chairman of Russell Investments Corporate Class Inc. and the past Chairman of Russell Investments Canada Ltd., where he was President and CEO from 2010 to 2017. He is very engaged in the Canadian asset management industry and is an advisor to several organizations across traditional and alternative asset classes.
Previously, David was with Mackenzie Financial Corp. and was President of Mackenzie Financial Services Inc. He has also worked in the Economic Strategy Group at Ernst & Young (Woods Gordon) and in Corporate and Government Banking at Bank of Montreal.
Additionally, David is Chairman of The Peter Cundill Foundation, a Bermuda-based purpose trust with a mission to improve the well-being of young people. The Foundation has maintained many of the investing disciplines of its benefactor and has granted nearly $100 million to youth programs – primarily in the areas of education, mental health, and physical wellness. He is also a member of the McMaster University Board of Governors and a Director of Raising the Village. David graduated from McMaster University with a BA Economics and an MBA.
David was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 and was the 2007 recipient of the Wayne Fox Distinguished Alumni Award for DeGroote School of Business.