Murray Leith CFA
Executive Vice President & Director,
Murray is Executive Vice President and a Director of the firm, as well as a member of Odlum Brown’s Executive Committee and Senior Leadership Team. Murray joined the firm in 1994 and has run the Odlum Brown Research Department since that time, including establishing and
overseeing the hypothetical all-equity Odlum Brown Model Portfolio. Murray formulates the firm’s economic outlook and investment strategy. He is passionate about investing and is known for his ability to share investment ideas in a clear and engaging manner. Murray is regularly quoted in the local and national press and interviewed by the television media.
Murray is a strong supporter of Odlum Brown’s charitable giving programs and is an active fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation. He is also a mentor and counsellor for students in UBC’s Portfolio Management Foundation. He serves as Chair of Simon Fraser University’s Investment Advisory Committee and is on the Board of Cloverdale Paint.
Previously, Murray served on the board of the BC Cancer Foundation and chaired their Investment Committee for two consecutive three-year terms. He also served as a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Vancouver School of Theology.
Murray has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance Major with Honours) from UBC and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.