Recently awarded Canadian Advisor of the Year, 2019 at the Wealth Professional Awards, Alexandra has also been named the top female investment advisor in Canada on Wealth Professional’s 2019 Top 50 Advisors list. She is a multi-award-winning, goal-oriented wealth professional with an unsurpassed work ethic. Her specialty is long-term investing and comprehensive, tax-smart wealth management strategies for successful mining executives, business owners, and wealthy families.
After graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts & Business, Major in Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo and co-op placements at Franklin Templeton Investments, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Research in Motion (now Blackberry), and Microsoft, Alexandra joined The Horwood Team at Richardson GMP in 2010. She quickly rose to become the youngest Director, Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager and launched Alexandra Horwood & Partners in 2015. She is a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and a Life Insurance Agent.
Alexandra is married to Andrew James, Director, Credit Trading at TD Securities. Beyond the firm, Alexandra likes to cook, exercise, read, and spend time with her husband, her son Mason, and daughter Sydney.