Brian Tang, BBA, CFA
Brian has successfully led Fundamental Research Corp’s growth from start up to being named the 20th fastest growing company in B.C. in 2008 according to Business in Vancouver. During this period he, and his team, have achieved recognition for their analysis in small and micro cap companies. He is 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.
Brian is dedicated to bringing more awareness to the Exempt Markets in Canada, as he has successfully done in the small, micro cap, and junior resource sector. To this end, he helped organize the first ever conference aimed at helping mainstream investors discover this segment of the Canadian Capital Markets.
Prior to Fundamental Research Corp., Brian was an analyst in the corporate banking group of one of the world’s largest international banks where he analyzed Financial Post 500 companies in a wide range of industries. He introduced new analysis techniques and models to the evaluation process during this period. Prior to this, he worked at a financial advisory firm where he analyzed and published research on Canadian equity mutual funds which was subsequently published in national newspapers such as the National Post and Globe and Mail.
Brian is also the founder of Foodie Kids Inc., a company dedicated to helping kids see the world through food and eat better. He also founded a successful niche consumer finance company.
Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance with a minor in Economics) from Simon Fraser University where he was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Brian is a member of the CFA Institute (formerly the Association for Investment Management and Research) and an active member of CFA Vancouver (formerly the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts).
Michelle J. Tang
Manager – Treasury
Prior to joining Fundamental Research, Michelle held positions in office management and customer support. At Fundamental Research she is responsible for accounting, finance, and office administration. Michelle is the CEO of Foodie Kids Inc, a company dedicated to introducing children to ethnically diverse food made from scratch.
Michelle has a certificate in Business Administration from Capilano College.
Siddharth Rajeev, B.Tech (Electronics Engineering), MBA (Finance), CFA
Vice President – Head of Research
At Fundamental Research Corp, Sid heads the research department which has covered over 300 small and micro cap companies and 100 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.
Daria Grave, BBA
Vice President – Head of Capital Markets