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.

Robert Lord

Robert Lord, CPA, CA
Vice-President, Investment Finance

Robert provides operations, accounting and financial management leadership in support of Empire Life Investments Inc.'s business.

Before joining Empire Life, Robert worked as Controller, Manulife Asset Management Private Markets at Manulife Financial. His professional experience also includes various management positions at Manulife Financial and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialized in international accounting requirements including accounting under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, the financial management of various subsidiaries, investment finance and audit and assurance services.

Robert has a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University. Robert also holds Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) designations.