Management Team

Dedicated to Our Members & Partners

Camilla Sutton, MBA, CFA
President & CEO

Women in Capital Markets

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Camilla Sutton is the President and CEO of Women in Capital Markets (WCM), a national Not-for-Profit that works towards accelerating gender diversity in Canada's financial industry.

Prior to this she spent more than two decades in capital markets, most recently as Scotiabank's Global Head of Foreign Exchange, responsible for the firm's FX trading desks, electronic trading and distribution, sales teams, and the global strategy. In this capacity she had responsibility for 20 global trading desks and 180 front office professionals. Prior to this role, she was Scotiabank's Chief FX Strategist, providing global macro commentary and advisory services across the firm's client base. Earlier in her career, she was part of Portfolio Management at OMERS and Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets. Camilla holds a BA from Dalhousie University and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

In addition, she is a CMT and CFA charter holder. She is an active member of the global
investment community. She is a member of the CFA Society Toronto's Board of Directors and was previously a member of the Bank of Canada's Foreign Exchange Committee. She is also a member of several committees within the United Way and CFA Society Toronto and has been a long-term volunteer at Women in Capital Markets.

Katie Squires-Thompson
Chief Strategy Officer

Women in Capital Markets

With a background in writing, video production, web design and social media and a strong interest in marketing, Katie brings a unique perspective and diverse skill set to the WCM team. She previously worked in film production where she wrote scripts and produced videos and media kits for clients including the Canadian Transportation Agency, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services and the Veterans Affairs Canada and worked with Epoch Multimedia to develop the interactive e-book 1812: Who Won the War? for high school classrooms across Canada and the United States. Katie's creativity and interest in web-design drove her to start her own business designing websites for local companies.

Katie attended Queen's University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Film and Media Studies.

Annie Smith
Director of Business Development

Women in Capital Markets

Annie Smith is the Director of Business Development at Women in Capital Markets. She has served in this role for more than two years. Having spent much of her career working alongside women in Canada's investment industry, Annie has seen first-hand the vital role they have played – and continue to play – in maintaining the efficiency and competitiveness of Canada's capital markets. Annie joined WCM after serving as a Managing Director at the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC). She has also worked at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), and represented CFA Institute in Canada in her role as Vice President with a global public affairs and communications agency. Throughout her career, Annie has been a passionate supporter of colleagues in the early stages of their professional development. This commitment to mentorship and volunteerism aligns strongly with WCM's goal to "attract and develop a growing pool of talented professionals and advance those women into senior leadership positions in the industry". Annie is a graduate of Carleton University and has served as a volunteer and fundraiser for several local and national charities.

Tamar Bresler
Manager of Programming & Events

Women in Capital Markets

Tamar Bresler joined WCM in 2016. She previously worked in the entertainment industry, where she handled talent, sponsorships and events. Tamar's history working on charitable events, managing sponsorship requests and organizing public international concert tours, made her an excellent fit for WCM.

Tamar graduated from Queen's University with a BA Honours degree in Sociology.

Tamar was excited to join an organization dedicated to the advocacy of women within the work place, as she has a true passion for many social issues, especially gender diversity.

Jessica Toro
Manager of Programming & Events

Women in Capital Markets

Jessica joined the WCM team in 2016 with a background in customer service and logistics. Jessica can often be found with multiple spreadsheets opened fine tuning the back end of WCM's programs and awards. Within WCM Jessica is known for her passion for organization, time management skills and teamwork making her an excellent fit within the office.

Jessica obtained her Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Tourism Studies from Brock University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Event Management from Humber College.

Olga Filimonova
Sr. Graphic Designer

Women in Capital Markets

Olga came to WCM in 2017 with an interest and passion in women's success and self-realization. Before coming to WCM she graduated from Centennial college Graphic Design program with high honours where she was granted many awards for her work and high grades. She always aims to discover and learn new things; from this she found her passion and talent in arts and design after her first degree in computer programming.
Olga has a variety of work experience, starting from web-master freelancer to magazine layout designer and to self-employed event-manager, brand-designer and idea wizard in one person.

She strongly believes that it is the design that influences peoples' perception of everything they face and thus it can have a positive impact if done right and can send a strong message between the lines.

So with her high attention to detail, creativity and quality of work, she is responsible of everything regarding company's brand, feel and look.
She is happy to be a part of a big movement and to help support women in capital markets through design.

Daniella Silveira
Research & Communications Associate

Women in Capital Markets

Daniella joined WCM in 2017 as their Operations Coordinator. She has a myriad of experience under her belt, including: event management, research associate, community outreach leadership, and gymnastics coaching.

Daniella is driven by her passion for social change, originating from her roots within critical race and intersectional feminist theory. Combining her personal interests and previous work experience, made coming to the WCM team a clear choice.

Daniella holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Simon Fraser University, and a Master of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in Political Economy and International Development from the University of Toronto.


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