Featured Speakers

Mark Webster

Director, ETF Distribution, BMO ETFS

Mark is the BMO ETF team’s representative for Western Canada. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mark has covered many diverse forms of financial risk. He began his career as a professional indemnity broker, becoming a vice president at Minet International Professional Indemnity Ltd. (now part of AON), conducting risk analysis for the Big 8 global accounting firms, as well as some of the top U.S. law firms. He is responsible for overseeing the proliferation of ETFs throughout Canada’s vast western region and providing support to portfolio managers from the Pacific (Duncan B.C.), to the Lakehead (Thunder Bay, Ontario). He has worked as a retail investment advisor with RBC DS; in the mutual fund industry with First Trust Portfolios; and has held several other positions in the pension industry. He brings with him a Master’s degree in Russian History from McGill University and several CSI accreditations.

Speaking Topic

Innovations In ETFs:

Tailoring Your Investing Style With ETFs

Innovation in ETFs are changing the investment management industry. Advancements using ETFs in portfolio management are providing tools to be more tactical in your portfolio. With Sector, Industry and Thematic ETFs, there are efficient tools to take advantage of market opportunities. The session will provide insights in to the range of ETF solutions to access an investment theme. We will also provide practical tips and real life examples on how to analyse ETFs to best implement a tactical strategy.


Calgary, Alberta

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Cineplex Westhills
12:30pm – 3:30pm

Victoria, BC

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
SilverCity Victoria
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Vancouver, BC

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Scotiabank Vancouver
12:30pm – 3:30pm