University of British Columbia
Financial analysis, investing, business management
- Value investing specialist who began investing at age 15 and started Vancouver Value Institute to share insights with fellow investors
- Financial analyst with experience in financial modeling and analyzing financial statements
- Active investor with a track record of value investing success
Jason Fernando is a professional investor and writer who enjoys tackling and communicating complex business and financial problems. In addition to his work with Investopedia, Jason enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with budding investors through his personal website, Vancouver Value Investing.
Jason actively manages his own stock portfolio using a rigorous value investing approach inspired by exemplary investors such as Warren Buffett, Seth Klarman, and Prem Watsa. As of July 2020, he has generated an average annual return of over 20%. He enjoys connecting with fellow investors and can be reached through LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/jasonfernando/.
Jason earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia, where he majored in History (Honours).
Quote from Jason Fernando
"As Einstein famously said, 'Compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe.' Few things make me happier than seeing the spark in people's eyes when they start to understand how they can take their financial future into their own hands by deeply understanding the core principles of investing."