Mackenzie Europe Team

Regular due diligence, strong attention to detail and a disciplined investment approach

Philosophy and process

The Mackenzie Europe Team believes success in fundamental investing is achieved by identifying undervalued, under-appreciated companies with high and/or improving returns on invested capital and a sustainable competitive advantage. Our primary skill is in identifying companies that combine credible management, solid business strategy and strong governance.    

Portfolio Managers

Seamus Kelly, MSc

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Mackenzie Europe Team

Investment experience since 1998

Seamus Kelly, Senior Vice President, Investment Management, is the lead Portfolio Manager and Head of the Mackenzie Europe Team.

Seamus joined the firm in 2014. He has more than 20 years of investment management experience in global equities, European equities and multi-asset portfolios. Prior to joining Mackenzie, Seamus worked at two other European asset managers from 1998 to 2008 in various investment management roles, including Senior Portfolio Manager.

Seamus has a Bachelor of Business Studies, Economics & Finance degree from the University of Limerick, a Master of Science degree in Investment and Treasury from Dublin City University and a Diploma in Technical Analysis from the U.K. Society of Technical Analysts.

Bryan Mattei, BSc,CFA

Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Mackenzie Europe Team

Investment experience since 2007

Bryan Mattei brings more than 16 years of experience in the investment management industry to Mackenzie and works in our Dublin office. As lead portfolio manager on the Mackenzie International Small Cap Fund and the Mackenzie European Mid-Cap Fund, he is responsible for the overall management of both strategies. He is also a portfolio manager on the Mackenzie Global Small-Mid Cap Fund.

Prior to joining Mackenzie in 2013, Bryan was the Head of Research in Ireland for a global investment firm. Before that, he managed the European and Japanese equity funds at a leading wealth management firm in Dublin.

Bryan earned his Bachelor of Science magna cum laude from Boston College, Carroll School of Management and studied Business, Economics and Social Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. He is a CFA Charterholder.



The Mackenzie Europe Team: Our approach towards responsible investing

The team approaches the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in its bottom-up analysis and thematic research in order to avoid unfavorable investments and simultaneously generate attractive investment ideas.


Why you need global small and mid caps in your portfolio

Canadian investors often feel more comfortable investing in large, stable and established Canadian companies. However, this can have a negative impact on your portfolio’s return potential and bring a lack of diversification.

The Mackenzie Europe team manages the European equity investment sleeve of the Global Small-Mid Cap Fund    

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