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Seminars and speakers for the 2019–20 academic year


Opportunities in Private Equity

PSP Private Equity

  • Eric Rashi
  • Jérémie Lebel-Guay


What Graduates Need to Know About the Canadian Alternative Investment Industry

  • James Burron, President, CAASA
  • Nicolas Dang, Manager – Absolute Return, CN Investment Division
  • Pierre-Philippe Ste-Marie, Chief investment Officer, Optimum Asset Management Inc.
  • Armand Cuke, Senior Manager, Castle Hall Diligence
  • Josiane Lanoue, Senior Manager, equity Derivatives, Montréal Exchange


Introduction to Quality Investing

Burgundy Asset Management

  • Robyn Ross, Recruitment and Development Manager, Investment Department
  • Lucas Bertrand-Sittler, Analyst


Investment Analysis in Private Equity

Walter Financial

  • René Fournier, President and CIO
  • Mathieu Bernier, Portfolio Manager & Head of Research
  • Cynthia Ménard, Investment Director
  • Renaud Paquin, Financial Analyst


Concept of Risk and Asset Allocation

Fiera Capital

  • François Veillet, Senior Vice President, Investment Counsellor


Role of Risk in Capital Markets

National Bank of Canada

  • Jean-Sébestien Grisé, Senior Vice President, Credit Risk, Business, Personal and Wealth Management


Comparing the Buy Side and the Sell Side

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd., Private Wealth

  • Marc-André Nantais


Navigating Risk

National Bank Capital Markets

  • Salim Laaroussi, B.Ing., MBA, CFA, Directeur, Groupe solutions de gestion de risques


Introduction to the Insurance Industry

Lengvari Financial Inc.

  • Christine Lengvari


Corporate Finance in the Middle Market

PwC, Corporate Finance

  • Martin Houle, Director
  • Emile Liu, Analyst


Introduction to the World of Hedge Funds

Formula Growth

  • Mathieu Boisvert, Vice-President


Capitalizing on Library Resources to be a Better Analyst

Concordia University

  • Rajiv Johal, Head, Inter-Library Loans


The History of Capital Markets and its Outlook

Industrial Alliance

  • Jacques Martin, Chairman of the Board


Effective Communication

National Bank Financial Wealth Management

  • Andrea Bobkowicz, Investment Advisor


Growth of the Family Office

  • Bill Healy
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