Maria Smirnova MBA, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management - Sub-Advisor

Maria joined Sprott Asset Management LP as a Research Associate in May 2005, and was appointed Associate Portfolio Manager in February 2010, Portfolio Manager in March 2014 and Senior Portfolio Manager in May 2017. Maria is part of the precious metals team and manages Ninepoint Silver Equities Fund and Ninepoint Gold and Precious Minerals Fund.

Maria has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry; she began her career at Excel Funds Management as Operations Manager, and subsequently worked in Product Development at Fidelity Investments.

Maria graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has been a CFA charterholder since 2002. She graduated as a Bregman Scholar from the University of Toronto’s MBA program in 2005.