Mark is the Institutional team’s ETF representative for Western Canada. He is accountable for building BMO’s ETF brand in Western Canada and educating the institutional community on the competitive advantages of ETFs. He has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mark 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 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.