Yassen joined Dynamic in 2008 as an Investment Analyst on the Power team and was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2010. In 2013, he moved to the Value team and in September of that year he was named portfolio manager of Dynamic Financial Services Fund.
In June 2016, he became a member of the Equity Income team. In addition to managing Dynamic Financial Services Fund, he provides portfolio management expertise on Financials across the Equity Income mandates. He also works with John Harris on Dynamic Alternative Yield Fund.
Prior to joining Dynamic, Yassen was an equity research associate at CIBC World Markets and a corporate banking associate at UniCredit Bulbank.Yassen has 13 years of experience in financial services and has spent the last 11 years analyzing Canadian and global financials for investment purposes.
Yassen holds an MBA (honours) from York University in Toronto, as well as a BA in Economics (honours) from the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria. Yassen earned the CFA designation in 2008.