CA-EN Advisors
CA-EN Advisors

Rob Bechard, CFA, M.Sc.

Managing Director & Head of ETF Portfolio Management, Exchange Traded Funds

Rob serves as the head of equity and fixed income portfolio management for the ETF group. Rob joined BMO in 2009 to help lead the launch of their ETF and passive business and was responsible for management and trading the underlying constituents of their fixed income ETFs which included Canadian corporate, provincial and federal bonds. Prior to joining BMO Asset Management Inc., Rob worked at Barclays Global Investors where he worked for 7 years as a fixed income portfolio manager and trader at offices in Toronto and London, England. He has also worked extensively on synthetic equity and currency hedged portfolios. Rob holds a BSc in mathematics from Queen's University, an MSc in mathematical trading and finance from City University Business School in London, England, and is a CFA Charter holder.

Rob serves as the head of equity and fixed income portfolio management for the ETF group. Rob joined BMO in 2009 to help lead the launch of their ETF and passive business and was responsible for management and trading the underlying constituents of their fixed income ETFs which included Canadian corporate, provincial and federal bonds. Prior to joining BMO Asset Management Inc., Rob worked at Barclays Global Investors where he worked for 7 years as a fixed income portfolio manager and trader at offices in Toronto and London, England. He has also worked extensively on synthetic equity and currency hedged portfolios. Rob holds a BSc in mathematics from Queen’s University, an MSc in mathematical trading and finance from City University Business School in London, England, and is a CFA Charter holder.