Director, ETF Distribution, BMO ETFS
Alain brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role as BMO ETF specialist for eastern Canada. A seasoned financial expert with experience as a broker, Alain has been instrumental in raising awareness of the benefits of ETFs to individual, retail and institutional clients through his facilitation of client seminars. He has also played an equally pivotal role in keeping portfolio managers in eastern Canada and Quebec aware of new developments in the ETF sphere. Prior to joining BMO, Alain worked as wholesaler and sales manager in the wealth distribution field, as well as a branch manager and investment advisor in the brokerage industry. Alain is a graduate of Laval University with a BA in Industrial Relations. Alain Desbiens won the 2015 Wholesaler of the Year Award at the Canadian Wealth Professional Awards. Alain Desbiens was finalist at the 2016 Wholesaler of the Year Award at the Canadian Wealth Professional Awards.
Informed Investing In ESGs
Presented by BMO ETFs
This Spring, BMO ETFS will educate the audience on the growing investment category of ESGs. The Team at BMO ETFs will define ESG investing by explaining the basics of the category, outlining investment choices that blend environmental, social, and governance factors into traditional investment solutions. The team will take you through some of the myths and misconceptions of ESG investing, and they will educate the audience as to why ESG investing is important. You will learn key-considerations when evaluating an ESG investment product, and you will understand how these types of investments will affect your portfolio long-term. Lastly, the team will show you how to use BMO ETFs to build a balanced portfolio with ESG. This is set to be a highly informative and educational segment.