CA-EN Advisors

Bill Bamber, CFA, MBA. MMA

Co-Chief Executive Officer, BMO Global Asset Management

Bill Bamber is Co-Chief Executive Officer of BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM). Bill has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He has extensive experience in International Capital Markets, most notably in exotic derivatives spanning all asset classes as well as global Structuring and Structured Products. Bill joined BMO Wealth Management in April 2022 as Head of Synthetic Asset Management and in August 2022 became Co-CEO of BMO GAM. Prior to BMO, Bill was Managing Director and Head, Wealth Solutions Group at CIBC Capital Markets where he oversaw CIBC Structured Products and QIS businesses globally and led many ground-breaking initiatives and innovative indices such as the Human Capital Index. Before joining CIBC, he was a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co. and led Equity Derivative structuring in the Americas. Bill is well-known as an innovator in the investment industry with an outstanding track record for product firsts around the world. This includes pioneering the world’s first Emerging Market ETF (STX40 SJ Equity), creating the first MLP-linked security outside of the U.S., and as well as creating the first MLP Index tracking security (now AMJ US), which captured mtn-i’s U.S. Alternative Deal of the Year award in 2007 for LBBW’s Adagio Index-linked Note. He was also the first to create a listed trading platform for zero-coupon South African gilts. Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds both a Master of Management Analytics and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.

Bill Bamber is Co-Chief Executive Officer of BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM). Bill has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He has extensive experience in International Capital Markets, most notably in exotic derivatives spanning all asset classes as well as global Structuring and Structured Products. Bill joined BMO Wealth Management in April 2022 as Head of Synthetic Asset Management and in August 2022 became Co-CEO of BMO GAM. Prior to BMO, Bill was Managing Director and Head, Wealth Solutions Group at CIBC Capital Markets where he oversaw CIBC Structured Products and QIS businesses globally and led many ground-breaking initiatives and innovative indices such as the Human Capital Index. Before joining CIBC, he was a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co. and led Equity Derivative structuring in the Americas. Bill is well-known as an innovator in the investment industry with an outstanding track record for product firsts around the world. This includes pioneering the world’s first Emerging Market ETF (STX40 SJ Equity), creating the first MLP-linked security outside of the U.S., and as well as creating the first MLP Index tracking security (now AMJ US), which captured mtn-i’s U.S. Alternative Deal of the Year award in 2007 for LBBW’s Adagio Index-linked Note. He was also the first to create a listed trading platform for zero-coupon South African gilts. Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds both a Master of Management Analytics and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University.