In the rapidly growing environmental market, we take a long-term perspective. Our Team invests with the goal of building assets that we expect will have a productive return over decades. That means finding value, paying the right price, understanding the risks, and patiently waiting to invest until innovations are proven and viable in the marketplace.
Mackenzie Greenchip Team
We believe investors have the power, and the responsibility, to change the world. The transition to clean energy is the most important challenge of our time, and investors can achieve extraordinary growth with the right investment approach.
Meet our team
John A. Cook, CIM
Investment experience since 1991
Joined Mackenzie in 2021; investment experience since 1991
- John brings 30 years of experience ranging from mutual funds, venture capital and social finance
- Before co-founding Greenchip in 2007, John was President of MaRS Discovery District, one of Canada’s largest innovation hubs. He also held a number of executive positions at Canadian mutual fund companies
- BA from Queen's University; Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation
Gregory Payne, PhD,CFA
Investment experience since 1999
Joined Mackenzie in 2021; investment experience since 1999
- Greg has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, with over a decade focused exclusively on environmental sectors
- Prior to co-founding Greenchip in 2007, Greg was involved in managing retail and institutional assets at a large capital management firm
- Honours BSc in Statistics; MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Toronto.
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Mackenzie Greenchip Global Environmental All Cap Fund F, Global Small/Mid Cap Equity Category: 3 years - 5 stars (256 funds), 5 years - n/a stars (n/a funds), 10 years - n/a stars (n/a funds).
FundGrade A+® is used with permission from Fundata Canada Inc., all rights reserved. The annual FundGrade A+® Awards are presented by Fundata Canada Inc. to recognize the “best of the best” among Canadian investment funds. The FundGrade A+® calculation is supplemental to the monthly FundGrade ratings and is calculated at the end of each calendar year. The FundGrade rating system evaluates funds based on their risk-adjusted performance, measured by Sharpe Ratio, Sortino Ratio, and Information Ratio. The score for each ratio is calculated individually, covering all time periods from 2 to 10 years. The scores are then weighted equally in calculating a monthly FundGrade. The top 10% of funds earn an A Grade; the next 20% of funds earn a B Grade; the next 40% of funds earn a C Grade; the next 20% of funds receive a D Grade; and the lowest 10% of funds receive an E Grade. To be eligible, a fund must have received a FundGrade rating every month in the previous year. The FundGrade A+® uses a GPA-style calculation, where each monthly FundGrade from “A” to “E” receives a score from 4 to 0, respectively. A fund’s average score for the year determines its GPA. Any fund with a GPA of 3.5 or greater is awarded a FundGrade A+® Award. For more information, see www.FundGradeAwards.com. Although Fundata makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Fundata.
Mackenzie Greenchip Global Environmental All Cap Fund Series A was recognized for outstanding fund performance at the 2023 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards in the Global Small/Mid Cap Equity category out of a total of 132funds. Performance for the fund for the period ended December 31, 2023 is as follows: 2.2% (1 year), 2.5% (3 years), 15.5% (5 years) and 14.9% (since inception- October 2018).