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Alex Perel

Head of ETF Trading
Scotiabank Global Banking & Markets

Alex is Director and Head of ETF Trading at Scotiabank, where he leads the firm's ETF market-making and client facilitation activities in Canada. Prior to joining Scotiabank in 2017, Alex led the ETF market making desk at TD Securities. He holds a Bachelors of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo, and is a CFA charterholder.


Alex is a past Chair of the Canadian Security Trader Association and serves as Co-Chair of the CSTA's Trading Issues Committee. He focuses his involvement on the CSTA's mission to educate and inform the trading community on emerging issues, and advocating for a better trading ecosystem for the institutional community.