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Torstein Braaten

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Instinet Canada Limited


Torstein M. Braaten, is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Instinet Canada Limited, an institutional agency investment dealer that provides technology and access to markets in Canada and worldwide. Prior to Instinet, Mr. Braaten was most recently the CCO at BMO Capital Markets. Before BMO, Mr Braaten was the CEO and CCO at TriAct Canada Marketplace which operates MATCH Now. With extensive experience in broker dealer compliance, risk and equity market structure, Mr. Braaten has spent 25 years in capital markets blending his career between roles in compliance and business.  Mr. Braaten has a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada and the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.