Martin Gendron, CAIA, M. Sc., FCSI®, CIM®, Chapter Executive in Montreal

Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor, Desjardins Securities
Martin Gendron

Mr. Gendron is a Portfolio Manager. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Administration degree (MSc.), specializing in Finance, from HEC Montréal. His research thesis deals with market risk management. His expertise and extensive knowledge in integrated financial management make him a valuable resource for business families. Over the course of his career, he has specialized in discretionary portfolio management, financial analysis, development of comprehensive investment strategies, and monitoring of external managers.

He has obtained the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation. He is also licensed to trade options and holds a derivatives strategies certificate as well as the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation as well as the Fellow of CSI (FCSI®).

Before joining Desjardins Securities in April 2011, Mr. Gendron worked for the Caisse Desjardins de Kildare in 2008 and 2009. He then worked at HEC Montréal as a trader in the trading room and as a research assistant. His social and academic involvement has earned him many honours, including the prestigious Governor General's Academic Medal.