Vice President, ETF Distribution
Richard has over 19 years of experience in the financial services industry. His key responsibilities include leading growth in BMO ETFs’ business, raising product awareness, and delivering a world-class experience to investment advisors and portfolio managers. He possesses product knowledge spanning across traditional and alternative investments.
Richard previously served as Director Equity Derivatives, CRM at TMX Montréal Exchange, where he oversaw the options market. His mandate was to develop the derivatives business by helping investment advisors and investors use options. He contributed for many years to the development of the derivatives market and has held increasingly senior positions during his tenure at the Montréal Exchange, where he carried out interactions with various market participants from the buy side to the sell side. Before joining the Montréal Exchange, he was at Desjardins, onboarding and relationship management for active traders at Disnat Direct.
Richard holds a number of industry designations including Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS®), Fellow of CSI (FCSI®) and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) Charterholder. He is an alumnus of John Molson School of Business, Concordia University with a BComm in Finance and Management Information Systems.