Empire Life Dividend Growth Mutual Fund and certain series of all Empire Life mutual funds were closed to new purchases as of October 3, 2022. These funds were subsequently terminated on December 5, 2022. See the press release for further details.

Doug Cooper

Doug Cooper, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager

Doug joined Empire Life Investments Inc. in 2017 as a Portfolio Manager focusing on Canadian equities.

He is a member of the Investment Team providing investment management for segregated funds¹.

Doug is the lead manager of the Empire Life Dividend Growth GIF² and manager of Empire Life Asset Allocation GIF².

Doug began his career in the industry in 1999 and has held increasingly progressive roles with a leading Canadian investment firm. His experience includes working on two industry award-winning funds and, most recently, was Vice President and Portfolio Manager for three funds where he researched and analyzed global and Canadian equities.

Doug holds a BA in Economics and Philosophy from Queen’s University and is also a CFA charterholder.

1 Policies are issued by The Empire Life Insurance Company.

2 This is the marketing name for the fund. The legal name excludes “Empire Life” and “GIF” and includes “Fund” at the end of the name.