Mr. Léon Courville, Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Pascal François, Director of the Montréal Institute of Structured Finance and Dérivatives (IFSID), are happy to welcome Mr. SIMON JACQUES as EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TRAINING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.

Mr. Jacques holds an MBA from UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) in Investments and Treasury Management, and is the recipient of a gold award from the Canadian Securities Institute. Mr. Jacques has over 20 years of experience as a manager and entrepreneur in the fields of international banking and financial markets. Also, he has held many executive positions at major Canadian financial institutions. He has provided tactical and strategic expertise to a number of international cases.

At the IFSID, he will be responsible for the development of the Institute’s training offer, clienteles, and new markets. Mr. Jacques will contribute to pursuing the growth and increasing the international profile of this unique institute. 

We bid Mr. Jacques a warm welcome and wish him every success. 

About the Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives 

The Institute mission is to contribute to Montreal’s financial centre expertise in the fields of dérivatives ans structured products through training and research projects tailored to industry needs.

The  Institute offers a program in dérivatives as well as several customized training seminars.

The Institute also organizes events (symposiums, conferences) and distribute publications in order to provide relevant information to industry players.