Mitzie Pierre, Chief Compliance Officer, US and Canada. Ms. Pierre joined IFM Investors in January 2017. She is responsible for IFM Investors’ compliance and regulatory obligations in North America. Prior to joining IFM Investors, Ms. Pierre was Assistant Vice President and Canada Chief Compliance Officer at Partners Group in New York. She has also held legal, compliance and business roles at FINRA, GE and E1 Asset Management. Her area of expertise is providing global firms with frameworks around regulatory compliance in the US. Ms. Pierre is a regular invited speaker at various compliance conferences around the issues of cross border marketing, Cayman fund structures and women in compliance. She received her Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University.