Mr Burton is a Vice President, Portfolio Manager and member of the investment committee at Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. He has over 15 years experience in investment management.

Prior to joining Hamblin Watsa in 2008, Mr. Burton was a partner and fund manager at Peter Cundill and Associates which was acquired by Mackenzie Financial in 2006. Mr. Burton has sat on various boards and credit committees of public and private companies.