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Benoit Mayer-Godin, M. Sc., CFA, CMT
President & Portfolio Manager

Benoit Mayer-Godin began his career in the investment industry in 1996. He has prior experience with major brokerage and investment management firms, such as National Bank Financial and Fiera Capital. As portfolio manager and strategist, Benoit covered both institutional and individual clients. Through the years, he has developed solid abilities in stock selection and asset mix, in addition to risk management and quantitative analysis. Mr Mayer-Godin brings rigor and discipline to an analytical skill set. He is always on the lookout for his client’s needs and completely focused to offer an outstanding service.

His investment philosophy marries at once economic and strategic views, as well as securities’ fundamental and technical outlooks. When he founded Alizé Capital, Benoit brought to the table, high standards in research and risk management along with a complete commitment and dedication to his clients.

Benoit graduated from HEC Montreal with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and a Master degree in Finance (M.Sc.). He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) title.


Nicola Meffe, B.Sc.
Financial Strategist – Markets & Derivatives

Soon, it will mark thirty years since Nicola Meffe took his first steps in the industry. Throughout this journey that started as an Investment Counselor, he had major roles in derivatives trading and as Market Maker for BMO Nesbitt Burns. Mr Meffe eventually converted his skill set into compliance, having also held the position of Chief Compliance Officer at a major derivative firm in Canada.

Nicola is a disciplined but pragmatic analyst of market mechanics. Always on the lookout for major market turns and never afraid to speak his mind. He published his thoughts and musings regularly on a newsletter. His main area of expertise is derivatives strategy, economics and technical analysis. As a Financial Strategist, Mr Meffe is involved in tactical asset allocation decisions, in option strategy development and as a say in the firm’s governance.

Nicola holds a Bachelor in Science with a major in Economics (B. Sc.) from Université of Montréal. He also obtained the designation of Derivatives Market Specialist from the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI).


Andrei Khabarov, M. Eng.
Systems Analyst and Financial Engineer

Andrei Khabarov brings to Alizé Capital a very specialized know how in applied computer sciences. Coming out of a polytechnic institute in Europe, over a period of two decades, he forged for himself a solid reputation as a programmer and a builder of complete computer systems.  Andrei offered his expertise to various enterprises of the tertiary sector.

Mr Khabarov worked with the firm YMG Capital management and for Fiera Capital. He contributed to the construction and implementation of financial analysis, risk management systems that enabled both these firms to become forces in financial engineering and quantitative analysis.

Andrei holds a M.Eng. in Computer Science from the Polytechnical University of Tula in Russia.


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