Derek Nichol

Portfolio Manager, Equities

Professional Certifications

CFA® charterholder

Investment Experience

eight Years

Joined QV Date



BComm, Queen’s University

“Sticking to a well-defined, repeatable process that emphasizes margin of safety and an understanding of risks allows us to successfully invest our clients’ assets.”


Derek oversees QV’s investment process and makes portfolio decisions for the global small cap strategy. He also contributes to the Canadian small cap strategy.

Using his natural curiosity to his advantage, Derek enjoys analyzing investments to help clients reach their financial goals.

Before joining QV in late 2018, Derek worked as a research associate at a Calgary-based investment management firm.

Derek is a sports fanatic and likes to play golf and baseball in his spare time.

Derek is a QV shareholder.

QV Investors is an independent asset and wealth management firm focused on principles of quality and value. As whole owners of the business, our team is fully invested in growing clients’ capital while minimizing the risk of loss.

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