Analysts

Siddharth Rajeev, B.Tech (Electronics Engineering), MBA (Finance), CFA

Vice-President – Head of Research

Sid Rajeev

At Fundamental Research Corp, Sid heads the research department which has covered over 300 small and micro cap companies and 150 exempt market/private issues from a broad array of industries including Energy, Mining, Real Estate and Technology.  He also manages the FRC list of Top Picks, which are the stocks under coverage which he has the highest conviction level about.  These picks have historically helped the firm finish strong in various third party analyst performance rankings.

Sid holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics Engineering from Cochin University of Science & Technology, and an MBA from The University of British Columbia. He is also a CFA Charterholder.  Sid is sought by the media for commentary on the valuation of small cap stocks and industries he covers.  He is also co-author of two online courses including the very successful “Evaluation of Junior Mining Companies for Investment Purposes” which has evolved into classroom courses, seminars, and is in demand at investment conferences across North America.

 

Rob Stitt, B.Com (Hons), CAIA

Head of Institutional Sales 

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Rob has over 20 years of experience in the capital markets.  This includes eight years trading in convertible bonds at a global brokerage firm and seven years as a portfolio manager at small independent firms.  In his role as portfolio manager, Rob was responsible for selecting and allocating to hedge fund managers in addition to crafting fund of fund portfolios.  As part of the firms’ executive team, he was responsible for managing and overseeing the regulated business.

Rob is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).  He holds an Honours degree in Commerce from the University of Manitoba.  He holds over a dozen FINRA and CSI licensing certificates including the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course and the Chief Compliance Officer Course. He is a Level II CFA Candidate.

Anthony de Ruijter, BA (Econ)

Equity Analyst

Having experience in Equity Research through a previous stint with FRC, Anthony went on to gain experience in Research Sales and Management with a Hong Kong based firm.  Anthony has returned to FRC in an Institutional Sales capacity. Anthony’s mandate is to connect investors with under followed companies. Hong Kong raised and Canadian educated, Anthony brings an international mindset to the table.

Anthony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and is currently a Level II CFA candidate.

Stan Wu, BASc (Materials Engineering)

Institutional Sales Analyst

Prior of joining Fundamental Research Corp, Stan worked in the Canadian mining industry for almost 3 years and in positions ranging from R&D, engineering/consulting to operations. He also took variable positions, from engineering support to technical sales/business development.

Originally from China, Stan is fully bilingual in Mandarin and English and he brings an international mindset to the company.

Stan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Materials Engineering degree from the University of British Columbia and has just finished writing the CFA Level I exam.