Robert has been with the Bank of Montreal since 2006. He plays a key role in analyzing Canadian regional economic, fiscal and real estate trends. Robert regularly contributes to department publications including Provincial Monitor, AM Notes, Focus, econoFacts, and monitors equity markets from a macroeconomic perspective through the Global Equity Weekly publication. Robert is a regular commentator on economic and financial trends to the media.
Before joining BMO, Robert worked in the Research department at the Bank of Canada.
Robert holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, and a Masters degree in Economics from Carleton University.
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.