Amr Addas is an Adjunct Professor and Director of the Van Berkom Investment Management Program and Van Berkom Small Cap Case Competition at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. He leads Concordia’s Sustainable Investing Practicum in collaboration with Manulife. He is also a member of the Faculty for the Sustainable Investment Professional Certificate (SIPC) program offered by the John Molson Executive Centre (JMEC).
Through his consulting practice, Amr provides portfolio managers at Scotia Wealth Management a quantitative equity model he developed based on a value investment strategy as well as technical signals. In addition to the models, Amr writes a monthly market analysis newsletter for his clients. He also provides sustainable investment training to corporate clients and financial institutions.
Aside from his consulting work, Amr has been affiliated with the John Molson School of Business in various roles over the last 13 years. He oversaw the John Dobson Investment room (formerly Formula Growth Investment Room) and was a Research Associate with the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise. Amr has been teaching at the Goodman Program’s MBA in Investment Management since 2007 and at the Finance Department since 2006.
Amr is also involved in several volunteer activities related to sustainable investing, including serving as a member of Finance Montréal’s Working Group on Sustainable Investing, serving as a member of the Academic Advisory for the MMI Sustainable Investing Initiative, and serving on Concordia University’s Joint Sustainable Investment Advisory Committee (JSIAC). Amr was also Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Finance and Sustainability Initiative until its acquisition by Finance Montréal in 2018.
Amr obtained his MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1995 and his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo in 1991. Amr is an active member of the CFA Institute.