Irina began her career in financial services in 1992 and from 1994 to 1998 worked as Vice President for The U.S.-Russia Investment Fund, a private equity investment fund in Moscow. After a period working in M&A in Canada and Russia she joined AGF Funds Inc. in 2002, based in Toronto where she was a Global Equity Analyst, and later Associate Portfolio Manager. She supported the award winning AGF Emerging Markets Fund and AGF Global Equity Class. Irina has an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester as well as a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking from the Moscow Finance Academy. Irina joined LGM in 2007.