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Mentor Lunch & Learn with Nina Knezevic and Piper Kerr

Thursday, March 28th 2019
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto, ON

Join us for lunch with Nina Knezevic, Managing Director and Head, Trading Products Strategy & Business Management, BMO Capital Markets, and Piper Kerr, Director & Portfolio Manager, Active Fixed Income, BMO Global Asset Management to learn their top takeaways on building a successful career. Nina and Piper will reflect on their experiences and professional journeys and will provide tools and solutions to help you feel more connected, empowered and engaged in both your professional and personal life.

About WCM Mentor Lunch & Learns
WCM Mentor Lunch & Learns are an opportunity for a small number of professionals to meet informally with a female leader in the industry over a round-table lunch. The mentor will share experiences, insights and advice with professionals from the early stages of their financial industry or capital markets careers.

Piper Kerr, CFA

Director & Portfolio Manager, Active Fixed Income

Piper joined BMO Global Asset Management Inc.’s Active Fixed Income team in November 2014 as a Portfolio Manager and Head of Credit with over two decades of industry experience. Prior to BMO GAM, Piper held various trading roles in BMO Capital Markets, namely; High Yield market making, CVA hedging and CDS/credit trader. In addition, Piper has worked as a Portfolio Manager/Trader at BMO Monegy, Sr analyst in Market Risk and an analyst in Corporate Banking. Piper holds a Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University and is a CFA charter holder.

Nina Knezevic

Managing Director and Head, Trading Products Strategy & Business Management

Nina Knezevic is a Managing Director and Head, Trading Products Strategy and Business Management at BMO.  In her current role Nina is responsible for partnering with global Trading Products business leaders to develop and implement business strategies, optimize resources, enhance stakeholder and regulatory interface, and undertake initiatives to increase operational efficiency.

Nina joined BMO Capital Markets in 2000 in the Trading Products Finance and had worked in Capital Markets Business Initiatives and Global Equity Products prior to her current role.  She began her career at Merrill Lynch where she worked in Canadian Debt Markets and Corporate Tax.

Nina holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant.

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