Our Team


President and Chief Executive Officer

Peter has been President since September 2009. He was an executive officer and a Director of Ark Fund Management and its affiliated entities from September 2007 until its amalgamation with Redwood on January 1, 2010. From July 2002 until August 2007, Peter worked at TD Waterhouse Canada Inc., most recently as Vice President, Fund Research and Product Due Diligence. Mr. Shippen is a CFA Charterholder, holder of the CAIA designation and earned a BA, Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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Business Development

Spencer joined Redwood in January 2015 as a Sales Associate, handling sales reporting and supporting various sales activities. Prior to Redwood, Spencer was a junior project manager at PSG Canada Inc.; A consulting firm dedicated to improving customer retention and increasing efficiencies amongst internal processes. Spencer holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Degroote School of Business.

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Chief Financial Officer

Scott Bartholomew is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Purpose Investments Inc. He has 17 years of experience in the Canadian investment fund industry.

Mr. Bartholomew was an integral part in the development of the Canadian Mutual Fund services business during his 14 years at State Street Fund Services Toronto Inc. as AVP of Fund Administration. During his tenure at Claymore Investments Inc., he was involved in the sale and business integration of Claymore to BlackRock Investments Canada Inc. in 2012.

During his last year with Claymore, Mr. Bartholomew was also Chief Compliance Officer of the firm. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University and is a CFA charterholder.

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