Business Advisory Council (BAC)

Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

Chairman and Managing Director

Black Creek Investment Management
Toronto, Ontario

Richard Jenkins joined Black Creek Investment Management in July 2008 as Chairman and Managing Director. Black Creek is one of Canada’s fastest growing Global Investment Management specialists with over $3.4 Billion in assets under management. Since inception, Black Creek was awarded three Lipper Fund Awards for superior risk adjusted returns in the Global, International and Global Balanced categories.

Richard has 23 years of investment management experience as an Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager of International Equities. Richard spent over 14 years with Invesco/Trimark Investment Management as a Global Partner. Richard was the lead manager of the top performing Trimark Europlus fund from inception, and the Trimark Global Balanced Fund from inception. These two funds were awarded Fund of the Year status on five different occasions.

In addition, Richard was a lead manager of the Trimark Select Growth Fund and worked on the award winning Trimark Fund. In total, Richard was responsible for the launch, growth, and management of funds totalling over 10 Billion dollars in assets. Richard also has experience managing equity and real estate portfolios with Toronto Dominion Investment Management and with AMHC, a division of the Alberta Heritage Savings and Trust fund.

Richard is married with two children. Richard has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with distinction from the University of Alberta, an MBA in International Business from INSEAD (European Institute of Business Administration), and has completed post graduate programs in Behavioural Finance at Harvard University.