Douglas (Doug) J. Gardiner

Portfolio Manager & Head of Public Fixed Income
SLC Management

Doug Gardiner is Portfolio Manager and Head of Public Fixed Income for SLC Management.

Doug joined Sun Life in 2001 and became Head of Canadian and U.K. Public Fixed Income in 2007. When SLC Management launched in 2014, Doug added Portfolio Manager, Public Fixed Income and Derivatives for the growing third-party business, to his mandate.

Doug has over 30 years of industry experience. In his current role, Doug oversees investment activities in the public fixed income and derivatives markets for Canadian pension asset management clients including Sun Life’s general account portfolios in Canada, as well as the U.S. and U.K. Doug leads a team of over 45 investment professionals who manage approximately $69 billion of public fixed income assets and $54 billion notional of derivatives. Doug also oversees the Credit Research team who support the investment teams responsible for Canadian and U.S. insurance and pension asset management.

Doug’s portfolio of work in financial services spans investment management, product development, and financial planning. Prior to joining Sun Life, Doug advanced through roles at Confederation Life, eventually completing his tenure overseeing the public fixed income trading operations.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Toronto CFA Society.