Andrew Khazzam

Portfolio Manager
Wellington Square Advisors Inc.

Andrew Khazzam

Andrew has more than 10 years of experience analyzing and trading various credit products. In his current role, he leads the firm’s investment grade initiatives and is responsible for portfolio construction, trading and security selection. He also supports non-investment grade credit analysis and security selection of leveraged loans and high-yield bonds.

Prior to Wellington Square Advisors, Andrew was an investment analyst at iA Clarington Investments. Previously, he was an analyst at Barclays Capital in Toronto and New York, where he focused on tradeable credit.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and is a CFA charterholder.

"Investors don’t like negative surprises in their fixed-income holdings. That’s why we construct portfolios that focus first and foremost on downside protection and volatility minimization. We have built a long-term track record – and trust – based on this simple philosophy."

Andrew’s philosophy

Andrew is committed to minimizing risk in client portfolios while also aiming to deliver attractive long-term returns. He believes in generating alpha by avoiding major drawdowns, and builds diversified portfolios using a proven, repeatable investment process.