Mark Webster

ETF Director

Mark Webster 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.

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Day 1: Dec 2, 2020

Day 2: Dec 3, 2020

12:30 pm

12:30 pm

Industry Expert

Implementing Institutional Strategies Using ETFs

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are much more than low cost and flexible investment solutions, they can be powerful portfolio tools that allow all types of investors to implement strategies which were previously the exclusive domain of large pension funds and financial institutions. We will discuss:

  • Industry overview of how ETFs are currently being used
  • Understanding NAV and price
  • How to use ETFs to reduce risk, increase liquidity and potentially enhance asset allocation decisions