Vivian Chao CFA
Investor Relations Manager
Vivian provides investor relations and fundraising support at Fiera Infrastructure.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Vivian was an Associate Portfolio Manager at Foyston, Gordon & Payne, where she was responsible for client and portfolio servicing. Previously, she managed sales and marketing projects at a marketing agency specializing in the investment industry. She also worked in E&Y’s audit and assurance practice, where she covered commodity companies.
Vivian is a CFA charterholder. She graduated from the University of Toronto and earned Bachelor of Commerce degree (with High Distinction) from Rotman Commerce.
Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Alternatives
Ciaran’s initiative is to grow Fiera Capital’s Alternatives business and lead the marketing of Fiera Capital’s Infrastructure and Agriculture strategies in Europe.
Ciaran has more than 17 years of experience in the investment industry. His formative years were marketing in the UK and Europe, initially for Kleinwort Benson Investors and laterally AGF International Advisors. Since 2013, his experience has included undertaking business development activities in Asia, notably in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore, covering both alternative and traditional asset classes. Most recently, he was with a Canadian Asset Manager holding a role in Business Development within the EMEA (Europe and Middle East & Asia) region. During his tenure with this firm, Ciaran established its UK sales and marketing operation as well as introduced and raised capital for the firms Infrastructure business in Europe.
Ciaran obtained his BA from the University of Westminster; he also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College and holds a Qualified Financial Advisor Diploma.
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Specialist, Private Alternatives
Keith is a member of the Private Alternatives team, where he is primarily involved with Asian Private Lending strategies. Based in Connecticut, Keith is responsible for supporting Business Development and Investor Relations activities across the Private Alternatives space.
Prior to its acquisition to Fiera Capital, Keith joined Clearwater in 2014 and was a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. Keith has more than 25 years of experience in credit and private equity. He began his career with London stockbroker, Philips & Drew, as an equity analyst and then joined Lehman Brothers spending thirteen years in credit sales in Europe and Asia. He subsequently joined Banque Indosuez in Hong Kong where he helped to start and then managed the bank’s Asian debt business. Over the last seven years, he has worked on planning global campaigns and raising alternative asset funds at Forum Partners and Mitsubishi Corporation while being based in both the U.S. and Europe.
Keith holds a Master of Arts degree with honors in Political Economy from the University of Glasgow.