Craig Pho

Craig attributes his career success to his upbringing. He was born and raised in the Canadian Prairies where his family instilled in him many personal attributes that have been valuable in his career. After studying in Canada and the U.S., it was a work opportunity that brought him to Asia where he found a passion and an interest in investing. Craig joined Burgundy in 1998 to help build firm expertise in Asian equities and has been building knowledge, experience and judgment in those markets ever since.

Burgundy Experience

  • Joined Burgundy in 1998
  • Appointed a Senior Vice President in 2004

Relevant Experience

  • 20+ years of combined professional experience, including a position at Nomura Securities investment management subsidiary

Education

  • CFA charterholder
  • International MBA, York University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Brown University

Memberships and Community

  • Member, CFA Institute
  • Member, CFA Society Toronto

POSTS FROM THIS AUTHOR

Beware the Risks

Beware the Risks

The Journal | September 2013

In my previous post, I listed the reasons why Burgundy invests in Japan, but I also alluded to the risks that exist. Let me illustrate with the story of ...

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Lying Down on the Highway: Reasons to Invest in Japan

Lying Down on the Highway: Reasons to Invest in Japan

The Journal | August 2013

Today, investors no longer pay much attention to Japan and most underweight their portfolios to Japanese equities or avoid the asset class altogether. Jesper Koll, one of the few long-standing ...

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Is Japan Our Future?

Is Japan Our Future?

The View | July 2012

It has been 14 years since Burgundy began investing in Japanese stocks. While we have generated a reasonably positive rate of return, the experience has been challenging and at times frustrating....

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Japan: One Year Later

Japan: One Year Later

The Journal | April 2012

It has been one year since the Great East Japan Earthquake. The earthquake and tsunami that followed killed over 15,000 people, rendered more than 320,000 homeless, and caused approximately US$200 bil...

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Great Walls, Wide Moats & Red Flags

Great Walls, Wide Moats & Red Flags

The View | October 2010

The People’s Republic of China’s rapid development is the envy of the world. The prospect of 1.3 billion people reaching income thresholds that usually portend rising personal consumption levels ...

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