Ariel is responsible for equity portfolio management and research. She joined the company in 2018. Ariel began her career in the investment industry in 2005. Prior to joining BMO, she was a quantitative researcher at RBC Global Asset Management, where she designed quantitative investment strategies. Prior to that, she was an associate portfolio manager for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and an investment analyst for the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
She holds a Master of Mathematical Finance and a Global Professional Master of Laws from University of Toronto. Ariel also has a M.A. in economics from Simon Fraser University and a B.B.A. in finance from Nankai University. In addition, she is a CFA charterholder and a Certified Financial Risk Manager.