Senior Portfolio Manager
Mr. Drodge joined the investment industry in 2003 and is now a key member of Marquest’s asset management team. As a Senior Portfolio Manager, he oversees both the firm’s flow-through investments, the Explorer Series Fund, and other firm-wide mandates, where the objective is to seek long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of attractive Canadian mineral exploration and mining companies. Prior to joining Marquest in January of 2022, Mr. Drodge spent nearly five years at CI Global Asset Management where he was a registered portfolio manager covering retail, healthcare, infrastructure, energy, and metals & mining sectors in the investment grade bond space. Before that, he spent 8 years at AGF Management Ltd. where he was the leader of the credit team, managing global high yield and investment grade bonds for the company’s fixed income portfolios. During his tenure at AGF, his sector focus was mainly on energy and metals and mining credits. Mr. Drodge holds a B.Sc. degree (Chemistry/Mathematics) from Memorial University of Newfoundland, an MBA (Investment Finance) from York University, and is a CFA Charterholder.