Stephen is European Head of FX strategy for BMO Capital Markets based in London. He caters to corporate and real money clients including asset managers, central banks and sovereign wealth funds. His areas of expertise are in forecasting G20 FX pairs, macro thought leadership and monetary policy analysis. At BMO, Stephen’s most important areas of concentration are in the major European currencies. Apart from Europe, Stephen’s other area of focus is the Chinese renminbi. Stephen has a particular interest in the political, economic and financial complexities of the Euro Area, which is what he focuses a lot of his research and idea generation on. Stephen previously held a similar role at Credit Agricole. He has been ranked as a top global forecaster of G10 FX, and he holds a BSc in Finance and an MSc in Investment Management from the Cass Business School in London.
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.