Our People

Hiok Hhu Ng, CFA


Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Hhu is Founder, Partner, President and Chief Investment Officer of Tempered. Previous to founding the firm in 2010, he served for eleven years as a core member of the investment team within the Mackenzie Cundill organization, including eight years as co-manager of Ivy Cundill Global Value Fund alongside Peter Cundill. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from the University of British Columbia and is a CFA charterholder.

David Briggs, CFA


Partner, Investment Manager

David is Partner and Investment Manager of Tempered. Previous to joining the firm in 2011, he served as Portfolio Manager within the Mackenzie Cundill organization, including ten years as co-manager of Cundill Value Fund. He started his career as data analyst with Reuters and later worked at Nikko Securities in institutional sales. He graduated from the University of Toronto with Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree, and is a CFA charterholder.

Nozomi Nakamura


Corporate Administrator and Compliance Assistant

Nozomi is responsible for corporate and compliance administration. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, she worked in the publishing industry and was an interpreter for media and events. Nozomi is bilingual, speaking both English and Japanese.  She is an active volunteer for sports and cultural organization and her hobbies include tennis and classical music.

David Tucker


Trader and Settlement Administrator

David Joined Tempered in 2015 and is responsible for trading and settlement at Tempered. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry, primarily with the Cundill organization, where he was Senior Trader for over $15 billion in clients assets.  David has completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Canadian Investment Funds Operations Course. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Human Kinetics) degree from the University of Guelph.

Anna Murphy


Manager, Finance & Operations

Anna joined Tempered in 2012 as an accountant and recently added the responsibility of overseeing the operations to her duties. 

  Anna has started as an accountant in a public practice and has been working in financial industry for 10 years.

She has two young daughters who are active in music, gymnastics and karate.