A passionate student of people, Robyn is genuinely interested in learning about and from others and cultivating a working environment that sets Burgundy’s people up for success, generating an outstanding employee experience. Robyn grew up in Zimbabwe, Africa. She has travelled and worked across the world from Florida to Europe to Bermuda, finally settling in Canada. With 20 years of work experience in the Financial Services industry, 15 of those at Burgundy, Robyn is a champion for a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. She leads the full-time recruitment, as well as the intern program, designing and deploying recruitment strategies to attract and retain exceptional people.

Robyn completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2005. She is a scholarship committee member for GEM (Girls E- Mentorship) and leads the Burgundy Women in Investing Club.

Burgundy Experience

  • Joined Burgundy in 2006
  • Appointed a Vice President in 2022
  • Previous roles include: Manager of Recruitment and Development (Investments) and Operations Manager (Investments)

Relevant Experience

  • 20+ years of combined professional experience
  • 15 years of experience on Burgundy’s Investment Team
  • Experience includes positions at: Disney World, Lehman Brothers (London, U.K), The LOM Financial Group (Bermuda)

Education

  • Diploma, Tourism & Marketing, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • Canadian Securities Course

Memberships and Community

  • Scholarship Committee, GEM (Girls E-Mentorship)

POSTS FROM THIS AUTHOR

Minerva Issue 5: Challenging the Statistic

Minerva Issue 5: Challenging the Statistic

Minerva | March 2022

Kimberly Nemeth joined Burgundy Asset Management in 2017 with a focus on institutional client relations. Kimberly earned a Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) at Bard College, and is Co-President of Burgun...

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2021 Sustainability Report:  Reflecting on our Journey

2021 Sustainability Report: Reflecting on our Journey

The Journal | December 2021

At its core, the concept of ESG is really about long-term sustainability. Sustainability in everything we do has always served as a North Star concept at Burgundy. We exist to...

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Minerva Issue 4: Competition Demystified

Minerva Issue 4: Competition Demystified

Minerva | April 2021

Abigail Bibbings joined Burgundy Asset Management in 2020 as an investment analyst with a focus on U.S. large cap equities. Abigail earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Wilfrid...

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Minerva Issue 1: Going Against the Grain

Minerva Issue 1: Going Against the Grain

Minerva | April 2019

Irena is currently in her fourth year in the Queen’s University Commerce program, and serves as Chief Strategy Officer of the Queen’s University Investment Counsel (QUIC), a student-run...

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

The Journal | July 2015

Burgundy is hosting a series of presentations for my colleagues called, “A Day in the Life.” The purpose of these seminars is to open the lines of communication, educate, and...

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