Geoffrey J. Gouinlock CFA

Geoff joined Nexus in 1996 and has spent almost 25 years involved in the management of client portfolios and investment decision-making.

As a Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Geoff works with a dedicated team which offers investment management and thoughtful wealth planning to private clients, foundations and endowments. With over 30 years of experience in capital markets Geoff has active involvement in fixed income and equity strategy, company research and portfolio construction.

Before joining Nexus, Geoff was the Managing Director of the JP Morgan office in Toronto, with responsibility for an active foreign exchange and fixed income trading operation, as well as senior relationship coverage of key Canadian accounts. Geoff began his career on Bay Street trading government bonds for RBC Dominion Securities.

Throughout his career Geoff has been involved in various industry associations and external charities. He is a past chair of the Investment Industry Association of Canada Capital Market Committee, past chair of the Toronto Bond Traders Association and a past Governor of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada. He has chaired the investment committees and served on the Boards of St. Clement’s School, Bridgepoint Health Foundation and the Arthritis Research Foundation.

Areas of focus:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity Analysis
  • Investments
  • Portfolio Construction
  • Business Development

Designations & Specialties:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA)

Education:

  • Smith School of Business, Queens University

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Dormant Debt Volcanoes

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In a recent Nexus Notes article “Living in a World of Lilliputian Interest Rates”, we spent some time on the rather uninspiring implications for

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The (U.S.) Taxman Cometh

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
Like the medical patient who expects to endure a fair bit of poking, probing and prodding from the doctor, clients of financial providers have had to

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The Transition to Cleaner Sources of Power

Topic:
Human Interest, Investments
Excerpt:
Today, businesses of all kinds are under pressure to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Climate change has become a leading concern among

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Your Planner Would Disapprove!

Topic:
Human Interest, Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
A core part of our business at Nexus is incorporating wise financial planning advice to go alongside the high-quality investment management philosophy

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Take the Long View: Coronavirus – The Investor’s Perspective

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
The novel Coronavirus has swept through China and spread to other countries.(1) How this will all play out is unclear. What is the mortality rate?

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That’s the Way the World Goes Round

Topic:
Human Interest, Investments
Excerpt:
I was first introduced to the music of John Prine by the older brother of my best friend in high school. Prine’s song writing was a bit more

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Natural vs. Synthetic Happiness

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
As we welcome the New Year, we take time to reflect on days gone by and wonder about what lies ahead. We hope for things which make us happy. But we

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A Tax on Stupidity?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
The French philosopher, Voltaire, is reputed to have said that “lotteries are a tax on stupidity.” While it’s hard to find evidence that Voltaire

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When Should I Start my CPP Payments?

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
The majority of working Canadians will be eligible to collect income from the Canada Pension Plan at some point in their lives.

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New Year. New Look.

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
When Nexus was formed in 1996 by merging Berghuis Investment Counsel and Vantage, we implemented our current logo and classic brand. While it has

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Navigating New Rules: Should You Reduce Your RRIF Withdrawal in 2020?

Topic:
Tax Planning, Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
In these challenging times – when health and wealth are top of mind – we feel the need for action. The impulse to do something, other than hurry up