Rani Pooran is a Senior Advisor on social sustainability issues at BMO Financial Group. At the bank, she has worked in the Anti-Money Laundering Remediation & Transformation Program in addition to the Inclusion and Sustainability Teams. Prior to joining BMO, Rani worked in the professional services industry in the UK, US and Canada. Most recently, she completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies at The Graduate Institute Geneva in Environmental Policy & Governance where her policy research focused on just transitions. Rani also holds a Masters in International & European Politics (University of Edinburgh) in addition to a Bachelor of Arts Hons. and Masters of Information Studies (University of Toronto). Rani is the current chair of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative’s Gender Equality Working Group. Rani has presented on social sustainability issues at: The Canadian Board Diversity Council, The Big Push, an accelerator for female start-ups, the UK Institute of Fundraisers, The University of Toronto, and The Conference Board of Canada.
BMO Capital Markets is a trade name used by BMO Financial Group for the wholesale banking businesses of Bank of Montreal, BMO Harris Bank N.A. (member FDIC), Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c, and Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd, the institutional broker dealer business of BMO Capital Markets Corp. (Member FINRA and SIPC) and the agency broker dealer business of Clearpool Execution Services, LLC (Member FINRA and SIPC) in the U.S., and the institutional broker dealer businesses of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. (Member Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and Member Canadian Investor Protection Fund) in Canada and Asia, Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c. (authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland) in Europe and BMO Capital Markets Limited (authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) in the UK and Australia.