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Kelsey Gunderson
Global Head of Trading Products
BMO Capital Markets

Kelsey Gunderson was appointed Global Head of Trading Products in January 2017. In this role he has responsibility for all of BMO Financial Group's trading-related businesses, including:


  • Equity Products, encompassing equity research, cash equity sales and trading; equity derivatives, including listed equity options, convertible bonds and preferred shares; prime brokerage; and securities lending.
  • Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (FICC), including sales and trading of foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities as well as securitization.
  • Structured Products, which provides broad structuring solutions tailored to a broad spectrum of retail and institutional investor clients.

Mr. Gunderson was co-head of the Equity Products group from 2015 to 2017. He joined BMO in 2007 and rose through increasingly senior positions on the trading floor, including Head of Investor Origination Group in Debt Products and Financial Products, where he had oversight of the global distribution of equity and interest rates derivative products to institutional clients as well as the fixed income origination and government finance teams. Mr. Gunderson is a representative on various leadership committees within BMO Capital Markets. He sits on the Board of Trustees for the Bishop Strachan School and is a member of the United Way of Toronto and York Region Major Individual Giving Cabinet.


Mr. Gunderson's previous experience includes work at Credit Suisse Group in New York and CIBC in Toronto. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and McMaster University.




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