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Rafi G. Tahmazian has more than 26 years of oil & gas, energy banking and investment management experience.  He is currently a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Canoe Financial.  Prior to Canoe, Rafi spent 13 years at First Energy Capital, a leading investment dealer that focuses on the energy industry.  He left the firm in 2008 as Vice Chairman and Managing Director.  He is currently on the board of directors for Artis Exploration Ltd, an energy exploration company, as well as Sulvaris Corp, a fertilizer producer. Both are private organizations.

Rafi graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Rafi manages the Canoe Energy Class, Canoe Energy Income Class, Canoe EnerVest Natural Resource Fund Ltd., Canoe Energy Alpha Fund LP, the Canoe Flow-Through Limited Partnerships and the Canoe Unique Energy Funds.


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