The Evolution of Structured Products for the Modern Era
Head of ETF & Structured Solutions
Sara Petrcich has over 20 years of Capital Markets experience as well as one and a half years in the Bank doing a secondment for the CFO and Treasurer at one of Canada’s largest banks. Her experience has been predominantly as a derivatives trader in structured and exotic products including commodities, equities, rates and credit. She has an exceptionally strong risk management background as a result. At BMO Global Markets she was head of Risk Strategy, reporting into the head of Global Markets as their exclusive and trusted risk advisor. She oversaw the entire portfolio of trading book risk across the Capital Markets businesses as well as the associated risk metrics governing the businesses. She was responsible for implementing macro hedges to manage tail risk and optimize Capital Market’s risk taking capabilities vis a vis customer activities as well as managing regulatory metrics impacting the businesses’ balance sheet. She was appointed as Managing Director and Head of Synthetic Asset Management in August 2022 where she led the build out and creation of synthetic funds and products within BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM). Sara leads the ETF & Structured Solutions team, which subsequently came from the combination of the ETF and Synthetic Asset management businesses. Sara is also responsible for building out a macro hedging framework for the CEO of BMO GAM and Head of Wealth. She is currently on the PineBridge Risk Committee and the Executive BMO GAM sponsor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I).