Business Development Team

 

Business Development Team

GLC’s Business Development team is responsible for managing GLC’s relationships with its distribution networks, providing insight into current market and economic conditions, and communicating portfolio strategy and positioning for GLC’s investment mandates.

Amin Joseph Barakat

Vice-President


Amin is responsible for managing GLC Asset Management Group’s relationships with its distribution network. His focus is on communicating portfolio strategy and positioning for the investment mandates across GLC’s five investment divisions, as well as providing insight into current market and economic conditions.

Amin started his current GLC role in 2016, bringing over 15 years of industry experience to his role. Having worked overseas, as well as in Canada, he incorporates a global perspective in providing appropriate context to dynamic market conditions that has been valued by diverse audiences including investors, advisors and international private bankers. Amin earned an HBA from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Queen’s University. Amin also holds the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and FCSI designations.

Milos Kostich

Vice-President


Milos is responsible for managing GLC Asset Management Group’s client relationships with its distribution network. He works closely with wealth management sales teams and financial advisors across the country with a focus on communicating portfolio strategy for the investment mandates across GLC’s five investment divisions. Milos is a captivating speaker who presents insight into capital markets, current market and economic conditions.

With over 30 years of experience in the investment industry, Milos joined Laketon Investment Management (a predecessor of GLC) in 2004.

Milos holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from York University. He is also a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and a holder of the LLQP (Life License Qualification Program) designation. Milos is GLC’s bilingual representative (French).

Chris Lane

Vice-President


Chris is responsible for managing GLC Asset Management Group’s relationships with its distribution network. His focus is on communicating portfolio strategy and positioning for the investment mandates across GLC’s five investment divisions, as well as providing insight into current market and economic conditions.

Prior to joining GWL as a regional sales manager in 2013, Chris spent 20 years with one of the big five Canadian financial institutions, primarily on the brokerage side as an IROC licensed investment representative co-managing $225 million. Joining GLC in 2018, Chris continues to be passionate about applying logical investment solutions that help clients achieve their goals.

He achieved his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation in 2005.  

Robin Riviere

Vice-President


Robin is responsible for managing GLC Asset Management Group’s key business relationships within its distribution network. She provides strategic positioning and support for the investment mandates across GLC’s five investment divisions. Robin works closely with investment consultants and financial advisors across the country to deliver insight into current market and economic conditions.

Joining GLC in 2012, Robin arrived with 16 years of investment industry experience working with several institutional money management firms. She has extensive experience in institutional business development, managing and fostering client and consultant relationships and investment sales with IIROC-licensed investment advisors for both wrap and high-net worth markets.

Robin studied Business Administration, Communications and Marketing at Ryerson University in Toronto. She holds the Investment Funds Institute of Canada designation (IFIC).