Erik Sloane is Head of Business Development for Funds at NEO, Canada’s new stock exchange and fund distribution platform. Erik is responsible for all investment product listings on the NEO Exchange, in addition to the mutual fund & OM fund distribution business on NEO Connect.
Erik has been with NEO since its inception in 2013, working to turn its vision to do the right thing for the Canadian capital markets into a reality. Prior to his current role, Erik was Head of Product Management, leading the delivery team in defining and implementing NEO’s overall stock exchange and fund distribution platforms. Erik also chaired several industry advisory groups instrumental in guiding NEO’s approach to meeting the needs of all capital markets participants. He also sits on the Canadian ETF Association (CETFA) Operations Committee.
Before NEO, Erik was with the Alpha Exchange, involved in various capacities across all aspects of the business prior to its acquisition by TMX Group. Erik also spent time at Capco, a global business and technology consultancy. Erik has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from Queen’s University.