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Chad Reed

Managing Director, Equity Trading
Scotiabank Global Banking & Markets

Chad Reed is a Managing Director and Head of the Program and ETF Trading Groups. In this role, he leads a team of traders, analysts and developers providing institutional equity clients program, electronic trading & ETF services, as well as, index and market structure research. In addition, Chad is responsible for technology development focused on building advanced trading solutions and analytical tools to expand the capabilities of various business lines within Global Equity. 


Chad is a member of Scotiabank’s internal Equity Technology Advisory Council and serves as a dual mentor for both the rotation program and the wider GBM mentorship program. He joined Scotiabank in 2007 as a Director, focusing on both cash and portfolio trading. Prior to Scotiabank, Chad was a Principal at Barclays Global Investors, responsible for trading their active and passive mandates as well as the transition management business on the equity desk in Toronto.


Chad holds a certificate in Strategic Analytics Management from Queen’s University, a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo and is a CFA charterholder.