PRMIA Montreal Career Day 2019

PRMIA Montreal Career Day 2019

PRMIA Montreal organizes panel sessions gathering professionals from the consulting, portfolio management and risk management professions. Junior and senior speakers will discuss their career path, the recent trends in their profession, and advice for graduating students. They will also outline the typical responsibilities involved in their profession. This event is in collaboration with the Canadian Derivatives Institute.


September 11, 2019

1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

EY Offices
900 De Maisonneuve West
23rd Floor
Montreal, QC H3A 0A8


  Time   Event  
  1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.   Introduction and words of welcome by PRMIA Montreal
  2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  Panel 1 - Consulting Profession
Yannic Blais-Gauthier, Partner, Financial Services Risk Management, EY
Katherine Macpherson, Senior Team Lead, EY
Mario Schlener, Partner, EY, Leader of the PSRM Practice in Canada
  3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.    Panel 2 - Risk Management
Bernard Augustin, Investor & Advisor
Ali Boudhina, Advisory Director Fixed Income, Caisse de de dépôt et placement du
Québec (CDPQ)

Ghenima Djellout Lowenthal, Director, Mortgage Business, Global Funding & Treasury, National Bank Financial Markets

  3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    Coffee Break   
  4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.    Panel 3 - FinTech
Antonio Cabeda, Senior Product Manager and Content Provider, TMX Group
Guillaume Gfeller, Vice President, Systematic Investment Strategies, Fiera Capital
Audrey Ostiguy, Funds Operations Manager, Brightspark Ventures

  4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.    Viewpoint of a Human Resources Specialist 
Skills of the (Near) Future in the Workplace

Benoit Desgroseillers, MBA, CRHA, PPCC, Senior Director, Finance Montréal
  5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.    Networking and Cocktails   

            Panel Moderator  
            Pascal François, Canadian Derivatives Institute

Pascal François is full professor of Finance at HEC Montreal. He is the director of the Canadian Institute of Derivatives (formerly IFSID) since its creation in 2011. Pascal is also co-editor of Finance, the academic journal of the French Finance Association. His research focuses on derivatives, credit risk, and contingent claims analysis applied to corporate finance. Pascal’s scientific contributions have been published in some of the top journals of the field, including the Journal of Business, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Pascal has also authored three textbooks in Finance. He holds a joint Ph.D. from Sorbonne University and ESSEC Business School.



This event is FREE for members and non-members, although registration is required.  Click "Register Myself" below to reserve your spot. Make sure to click "Continue" to proceed with your registration. (If this is your first time accessing the PRMIA website you will need to create a short user profile to register.)

* Registration for this event is free and drink and food will be provided - space is limited! 
** If you register for the event, attendance is mandatory. Cancellations may be made up to 72 hours prior to the event within PRMIA business hours (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm Eastern US Time) by emailing or calling +1 612-605-5370.
*** If you register, are unable to attend and do not cancel within the 72 hour cancellation time you will be invoiced for USD$15.00.

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9/11/2019 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM
EY Offices 900 De Maisonneuve West 23rd Floor Montreal, QC H3A 0A8 CANADA

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