PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. MacDonald currently serves as WaveFront’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Previous to joining WaveFront, Mr. MacDonald served as Executive Vice President for Ross Smith Asset Management, and was a Founding Principal and Investment Advisor for Aspen Rock Wealth Management Group at TD Wealth. Mr. MacDonald holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Alberta and is a member of the NFL Alumni Association (Former Player).
CHAIRMAN & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Mr. Austrup currently serves as Chairman and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Austrup also serves as a Director for the Master of Quantitative Finance program at the University of Waterloo, and is a member of the AIMA (Canada) Managed Futures Committee. Mr. Austrup previously served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Director with Integrated Managed Futures Corp., and was an Investment Advisor with BMO Nesbitt Burns. Mr. Austrup began his career as a Commodities Broker with ScotiaMcLeod and holds a B.A. with Honours from the University of Western Ontario.
JOHN LUKOVICH, CFA
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & PORTFOLIO MANAGER
Mr. Lukovich currently serves as WaveFront’s Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Lukovich previously served as a Portfolio Manager with Intregrated Managed Futures Corp., and was an FPGA/ASIC Verification Engineer with Nortel Networks Corporation. Mr. Lukovich holds a Master of Applied Science in Engineering from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
MARK ADAMS, CFA
SENIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER & DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH
Mr. Adams currently serves as WaveFront’s Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Research. Mr. Adams also currently sits on the Investment Committee of AlphaShares, LLC, a Firm specializing in China-focused index and ETF investment strategies he co-founded along with Dr. Burton Malkiel. Mr. Adams previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Barra Rogers Casey, Senior Portfolio Manager for Active Investment Adviser, and was the Director of Research for Baochuan Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Adams holds a B.Sc. in Economics and BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
DIRECTOR OF TRADING & TECHNOLOGY
Mr. Koloshuk currently serves as WaveFront’s Director of Trading and Technology. Previously, Mr. Koloshuk served as the Senior Strategist and Director of Trading with Intregrated Managed Futures Corp. Mr. Koloshuk holds a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Guelph, where he specialized in Machine Functionalism.
VICTOR KOLOSHUK, B.SC., M.B.A., CFA
DIRECTOR, MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Victor Koloshuk is a Principal of WaveFront Capital Management and Chairman of the Management Committee. Mr. Koloshuk is also the co-Founder and Chairman of Koloshuk Farrugia Corp. which currently holds a majority interest in WaveFront, and is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Integrated Asset Management Corp., Canada’s leading alternative asset manager with over $3 billion in assets under management. Mr. Koloshuk holds a B.Sc. and M.B.A from McGill University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
PARTNER & ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Mr. Abell is co-founder of Sungate Asset Management, which led the recent acquisitions of stakes in the GM Building and Park Avenue Plaza; the two largest US real estate investments by a private Chinese family. Prior to that, Mr. Abell was co-founder of the Tishman Speyer China Fund, an $890 million fund dedicated to real estate purchases in China. From 1994 until his departure in 2007, he was a co-founder and Vice Chairman of GSC Group, which he grew from inception to over $20 billion of assets. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Abell was a Managing Director at the Blackstone Group, where he led their Asian private equity efforts from Hong Kong and Tokyo. From 1986 to 1990, he was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Abell received his MBA from Wharton, MA from University of Pennsylvania (International Studies), where he was a Joseph H. Lauder Fellow, and a BA from Brown University with Honors (Semiotics). Mr. Abell currently serves as Treasurer and Board Member of the National Committee on US-China Relations.