Rizwan heads up Quantitative Execution Services, providing institutional equity clients program and electronic trading services as well as index and market structure research. Mr. Awan is an active advocate for fair and efficient markets in the market structure community and represents BMO on a number of advisory groups. His background in and passion for technology has helped steer initiatives geared towards building the trading desk of the future.
Mr. Awan is also the former Chair of the Canadian Security Traders Association, Inc., and on the current Board of Governors of the US Security Traders Association. He holds a BMath degree in Computer Science from University of Waterloo and is a CFA charterholder.