Anchor Investment Management Ltd.

We are proud of our team and their relentless energy and commitment.


Jeffrey C. Brewer, President

Jeffrey founded Anchor Investment Management Ltd. in 1996 and serves as Managing Director and Director of Research. He has 38 years of investment experience and extensive training in both equity and fixed income disciplines. Jeffrey was Director of Research of a regional investment management organization in the United States where he headed the investment policy board. Prior to this he was Vice President and Director of U.S. Quantitative Research at Daiwa Securities of America in New York City. He began his career as a quantitative research analyst and the co-developer of the C.A.S.E. Research System. Jeffrey graduated from Duke University in 1982 with a degree in Management Science.


Nathan Kowalski, Chief Financial Officer CPA, CA, CFA, CIM, FCSI

Nathan is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at Anchor. He sits on the firm’s investment committee and finance committee and has been with the company for over 15 years. Nathan began his career at KPMG and Deloitte and Touche Corporate Finance Inc. in Canada. Nathan holds a Chartered Accountant (CA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and Fellow of CSI (FCSI®) designations. He is former President of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Bermuda.


Joel Duffy, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

Joel is the Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Anchor. He joined the team in January 2018 and sits on the investment committee. Joel has fourteen years of investment experience primarily focused on fixed income credit analysis and portfolio management. Prior to joining Anchor, he started his career as a Credit Analyst and then became a Portfolio Manager at Butterfield Asset Management. Joel holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University.


Mark Haugen, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mark is the Chief Global Economist and Senior Portfolio Manager at Anchor. He sits on the firm’s investment committee and has been with the company since 2004. Mark began his career with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). He then worked at EPCOR Merchant and Capital, then TransAlta Energy Marketing, where he was involved in Trading Energy. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.


Timothy Brewer, Head of Trading Operations

Tim is the Head of Anchor’s Trading Operations. He has extensive knowledge in the financial services industry with over twenty years trading equities, fixed income, ETF’s, mutual funds, and options. Tim began his career in the investment division of a local insurance company and moved over to a full service brokerage firm where he served as an investment advisor and trader for over 20 years.


Damian Palanyandi, Fixed Income Credit Analyst

Damian is Anchor’s Fixed Income Credit Analyst and is a member of the firm’s investment committee. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and majored in Finance. Damian completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) offered by the Canadian Securities Institute and is currently enrolled in the CFA Program.


Stephanie Hawke, Client Relationship Manager

Stephanie joined Anchor in 2007 and currently holds the position of Client Relationship Manager. Stephanie was born in Bermuda and lived abroad for many years. She completed her education in Canada obtaining a degree in Business and Fashion Merchandising. She has over 25 years of experience in customer service and office administration.

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