John Embry

Chief Investment Strategist

John Embry joined Sprott Asset Management LP as Chief Investment Strategist in March 2003. He plays an instrumental role in developing the corporate and investment policy of the firm. John, an industry expert in precious metals, has studied the gold sector for over thirty years and has accumulated industry experience as a portfolio management specialist since 1963.

After graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, John Embry began his investment career as a stock selection analyst and Portfolio Manager at Great West Life. He later became Vice President of Pension Investments for the entire firm. After 23 years with Great West Life, John became partner at United Bond and Share, an investment counseling firm acquired by Royal Bank in 1987. John was named Vice-President of Equities and Portfolio Manager at RBC Global Investment Management, a $33 billion organization. There he oversaw $5 billion in assets, including the flagship $2.9 billion Royal Canadian Equity Fund and the $250 million Royal Precious Metals Fund, the #1 ranked fund across the country for its 2002 net performance of 153%.