RBC Global Resources

Chris Beer

Chris Beer

Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Chris leads the coverage of the Energy and Materials sectors, and co-manages the RBC Global Precious Metals, RBC Global Resource and RBC Global Energy Funds. He is a member of the Canadian Equity Committee.

Chris, who joined the firm in 2000, has been researching and analyzing natural-resources companies since 1993, with a focus on precious metals and base-metal mining companies. His combination of investment-industry experience and four years as a field geologist bring diverse perspectives to his analysis of resource-based companies.

He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a bachelor's of science degree in geology. He also earned an MBA in finance from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Chris earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1996.


Brahm Spilfogel

Brahm Spilfogel

Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Brahm Spilfogel has worked in the financial-services industry since 1991. In 1993, he joined RBC, where he worked as a portfolio manager in the Private Client group and later moved to RT Investment Counsel to concentrate on portfolio management.

In his current position, Brahm is part of the team that manages investments in the Materials and Energy sectors. He co-manages the RBC Global Resources Fund, RBC Global Precious Metals Fund, RBC Global Energy Fund and the RBC Canadian Equity Income Fund, and is a member of the Canadian Equity Committee. In the latter capacity, Brahm helps manage natural-resources stocks for the RBC Canadian Equity Fund and the RBC Balanced Fund.

Brahm earned a bachelor's degree in commerce, with a concentration in finance, from McGill University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.