Ms. Perez-Coutts serves as Senior Vice
President, Portfolio Manager at Westwood, where she is currently the lead of
the Emerging Markets strategy and the co-lead of the Global Equity Strategy.
She joined Westwood in 2012, prior to which she
spent 11 years managing emerging markets portfolios for AGF Investments Inc. She
has also served as Vice President and Portfolio Manager for another Canadian
investment management firm, as Vice President of Research for a Canadian
private merchant bank, and as Economist for Peru’s Institute of Foreign Trade.
Ms. Perez-Coutts has earned an Honours BA in economics
from Pontifica Universidad del Peru and a BA in mathematics from York
University. She is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Toronto Society of