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.
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.