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Marina Azgar

Senior Strategist


Major: Finance, Financial Analysis and General Management

Minor: Accounting


Marina was born in Turkmenistan and grew up in Russia before moving to Canada. She first sparked an interest in finance while researching the financial and economic impacts during World War II and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Since then, she has been determined to learn more about international markets and economic trends, which led her to join the SIF. As the investment analyst for the basic materials sector, she constantly analyzes international factors for commodity prices and how they impact company valuations. Her professional goals include obtaining her CFA designation and completing an MBA in International Business. Outside of the SIF, Marina’s hobbies include kickboxing, graphic design, and architectural design.