As a 40-year veteran of the Canadian Investment Management Industry, Josef Schachter has experienced several exceptional and turbulent global economic and stock market cycles. With his primary focus on the Energy Sector, Josef is able to weave global political, economic and monetary issues with current energy data into a compelling story of what’s going on in the sector, what is to come, and why. Josef provided Oil and Gas research to Maison Placements Canada geared to their institutional clients for the past 15 years. He continues to consult, advise and deliver presentations to various boards, companies and organizations.
Josef is most noted as a frequent guest on BNN and is regularly quoted in news publications and financial reporting agencies. He is also a regular on various radio shows including Michael Campbell’s “Money Talks” on the Corus Network and is a regular Guest Speaker at the annual World Outlook Financial Conference in Vancouver. The Business Edge Magazine awarded Josef their “Stock Picker of the Year” in 2003, 2004 and 2007. More recently, he has been acknowledged as the first analyst in Canada to predict the Oil Price Plunge of 2014.
Prior to establishing his firm Schachter Asset Management Inc. in 1996, Josef was the Market Strategist for Richardson Greenshields, a Director of RGCL and a member of its Investment Policy Committee. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a past Chairman of the Canadian Council of Financial Analysts.