Ron Hanson

Chief Investment Officer


Ron is responsible for all GLC's investment teams, investment performance and portfolio development. He also leads GLC’s investment strategy team.

He is responsible for the oversight and direction of investment policies and portfolio management. He ensures each mandate’s portfolio construction and overall investment strategy aligns with its strategic objectives and risk parameters, and is ultimately responsible for ensuring GLC’s investment performance remains strong. Ron’s responsibilities include taking a measured and proactive approach to managing investment risks and the strategic development of GLC’s investment offering.

A key member of GLC's Asset Mix Committee, Ron brings direct portfolio management experience in equity and balanced portfolios, including specialty portfolio strategies (e.g. Canadian Mid Cap, Science and Technology).

Ron has led many large-scale initiatives for GLC, including signing on to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing and co-developing proprietary portfolio management tools with industry-leading service providers such as Bloomberg.

Ron is a CFA charterholder and earned an honours bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Manitoba.

Brent Joyce

Chief Investment Strategist, GLC


As Chief Investment Strategist, Brent is responsible for forming and communicating GLC’s investment outlook. Brent provides insight into current market and economic conditions for our clients and investment partners across Canada.

As a member of GLC's Asset Mix Committee, Brent contributes to asset mix allocation decisions across a wide variety of GLC’s balanced mandates.   

Brent has more than 20 years of financial services and investment management industry experience. He has been with GLC and its predecessor companies since 2008.

Brent is a CFA charterholder, holds the Personal Financial Planner designation from the Institute of Canadian Bankers, and a bachelor of science degree (economics-quantitative methods) from the University of Toronto. 

Andrew O’Brien

Manager, Investment Strategy


Andrew joined the company in 2012, and has over 8 years of industry experience. Andrew supports GLC's Chief Investment Strategist and monitors economic and market developments, manages investment databases, and contributes to various market commentary publications. Working with the Laketon investment team, Andrew conducts bottom-up fundamental research of Canadian and U.S. equities and provides analytical support to the portfolio manager. Andrew holds an honours bachelor of commerce degree from University College Dublin, an honours master of business degree (finance) from UCD Michael Smurfit Business School, and is a CFA charterholder.