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Steve Mahoney

CFA, FSA, CAIA, PRM

Chief Investment Officer
Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation

Investment Strategies under Challenging Markets

Steve Mahoney was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation on April 1, 2022. In advance of Innovation and Resilience Forum this October, Institutional Connect interviews Steve on how he and the organization work with constituents under the current market volatility, to achieve investment objectives.
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Ju Hui Lee

CFA, CAIA, FSA, FCIA, CERA, FRM

Head of Market Risk
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)

Ju Hui Lee on Portfolio Construction, Risk Management amidst Rising Inflation and Market Volatility

The rising inflationary environment, coupled with geopolitical risks around the globe, has created a challenging environment for institutional investors. In advance of Innovation and Resilience Forum 2022, Institutional Connect interviews Ju Hui Lee, Head of Market Risk, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF), who provides comments on portfolio construction, market and climate risks, and how to create a risk culture.

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Steve Mahoney

CFA, FSA, CAIA, PRM

Chief Investment Officer

Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation

Steve Mahoney was appointed NS Pension’s Chief Investment Officer on April 1, 2022.
Steve was born and raised in Nova Scotia. His career started with the Maritime Life Assurance Company as an Investment and Actuarial Analyst. He then moved on to Keel Capital as a Risk Manager and then to the Halifax Regional Municipality Pension Plan also as a Risk Manager. Steve worked for six years at Morneau Shepell (now LifeWorks) as a Partner in their investment consulting division. He was then with Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group in Toronto as Vice President of Institutional Sales prior to joining NSPSC in 2022 as Chief Investment Officer.
Steve’s education includes a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from Mount Allison University and a Bachelor of Education degree from St. Francis Xavier University. He also holds several professional designations including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), and Professional Risk Manager (PRM). 

Ju Hui Lee

CFA, CAIA, FSA, FCIA, CERA, FRM

Head of Market Risk

United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)

Ju Hui Lee is Head of Market Risk of UNJSPF (United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund), responsible for market risk oversight and asset-lability management. The fund manages assets of US$91.5 billion as of 31 December 2021.
Before joining UNJSPF, Ju Hui worked on the asset-liability analysis of the Canada Pension Plan and the factor studies at Canada Pension Investments (CPP Investments). In addition, she led modelling groups in the Global Risk Management at Scotiabank and ALM consulting, pension investment strategy development and risk management activities for financial institutions, model vetting, and actuarial valuation reporting for clients at KPMG and Mercer and developed the LDI methodology and was responsible for the strategic asset allocation at Manulife Financial.
Ju Hui holds a BSc. Mathematics, an MBA from the Yonsei University in Korea, and an MSc in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago. Ju Hui holds the CFA, CAIA, FSA, FCIA, CERA, and FRM designations.

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