In 2012, Mr. Pradier became Global Equity
Analyst at Westwood, where he serves on the Emerging Markets and Global Equity
strategies, covering the global materials and industrials sectors for all WIA
He began his investment career in Argentina in
1993, serving as senior equity research analyst for seven years. He then spent
six years analyzing new business initiatives for RBC Royal Bank. Prior to
joining Westwood in 2012, he was a member of the Emerging Markets and Global
Equity teams at AGF Investments Inc.
Mr. Pradier has earned an MBA from Queen’s
University, as well as a BA in economics and BA in business administration from
the University of Buenos Aires. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the
Toronto Society of Financial Analysts.