Meet our Judges

The Van Berkom JMSB Small Cap Case Competition is honoured to host some of the top business people in investment in Montreal. Networking with the VBCC judges is one of the many benefits of participating in the Van Berkom JMSB Case Competition. Judges are invited to attend both the networking cocktail and gala dinner and always provide valuable feedback to each competitor.

Judges networking with participants
Head Judges


The 2018 Van Berkom JMSB Case Competition Judges:

  • Sebastian van Berkom: President and Chief Executive Officer, Van Berkom and Associates
  • Owen Gibbons: Partner & Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Small-Mid Cap Strategy, Van Berkom and Associates
  • Charles Timmons: Partner & Portfolio Manager, Canadian Small-Cap Equities, Van Berkom and Associates
  • Inder Arya: Portfolio Manager, Richardson GMP
  • Peter Barnes: Head, Front Office Controls Testing, Barclays International
  • Claude Bédard: Vice President, Burgundy Asset Management
  • Philippe Côté: Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Gestion des placements Eterna
  • Amr Ezzat: Equity Research Analyst, Special Situations, Echelon Partners
  • Sain Godil: Partner/Equity Analyst, Global Alpha Capital Management
  • Derrick Gut: CPA, CA, CFA - Portfolio Manager, Duncan Ross Associates
  • Thomas Horvath: Assistant Vice-President and Lead Analyst, Global Equities, Fiera Capital
  • Stephen Hui: Portfolio Manager & Partner, Pembroke Management
  • Constantine Kostarakis: President & Portfolio Manager, Summus Investment Management
  • Justin Nightingale, Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Equities, Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec
  • Frederick Perrault: Senior Partner, Novacap
  • Sandy Poiré: Investment Officer, CN Investment
  • Nicolas Renaud: Principal, BDG & Partners
  • Lorne Steinberg: Assistant Vice-President and Lead Analyst, Global Equities, Fiera Capital