Jeffrey Shaul has over 30 years of investment industry experience, including senior executive positions with major Canadian firms in such areas as securities underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and asset management. Prior to founding Robson Capital Management in 2003, Jeffrey assisted in building a funds management business from inception to $285 million, including a private equity fund-of-funds managed on behalf of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Jeffrey practised law in the general corporate practice group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Toronto, prior to his career in investment banking and asset management with major Canadian investment firms including Scotia Capital and TD Securities. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the CFA Institute and Toronto CFA Society and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. Jeffrey was a member of the Sales Practices Committee of AIMA Canada from November 2006 to May 2009, and has appeared on BNN (Business News Network) as a commentator on the hedge fund industry.
Leonard Eisen, FCA
Chief Financial Officer, Robson Capital Inc.
With a track record of over 40 years of operating experience, Leonard Eisen has had a distinguished career in the areas of finance, treasury and tax, including many years as Treasurer and as Vice-President and Treasurer of The Oshawa Group Limited (acquired by Sobeys), one of the largest wholesale and retail food companies in Canada. Leonard was also Treasurer of The Oshawa Group Limited Pension Funds, in which capacity he was involved in the selection of the funds’ money managers and custodian, and in reviewing their performance. Over the course of his career, Leonard has held numerous positions in the money management and tax communities, including Chair of the Investment Committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation and Chair of the Taxation Committee of the Retail Council of Canada. Leonard is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and is a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agrees du Quebec. He currently acts as an independent financial consultant.
Pauline Henry, CMA
Accounting and Valuation
Pauline Henry has 16 years experience in financial reporting, audit, operations, treasury, tax and project management. She previously worked at BDO Dunwoody, then followed that interest to industry, in the capacity of controller for an international apparel company, Weekenders International. Currently, Pauline provides financial services to sole proprietors and small to medium-sized companies. She constantly strives to develop financial reporting and systems which are more relevant, and excels in accuracy and compliance in the areas of financial complexities and commitments. Pauline holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Brock University, and is a Certified Management Accountant of Ontario.