Join the Hart House Finance Committee for their event on Private, Public and Academic Finance.
This is a panel event with guest speakers working in different fields of Finance. This is an information session as well a good chance to network with people from the Finance field.
The event will begin with an information session where student facilitators will question the panel of guest speakers. There will be dedicated time for questions and answers, as well as time for networking. Light refreshments will be available.
Wong completed his HBSc. in genetics and economics. Upon graduation, he worked at UofT as a laboratory technician while studying for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Currently, he is the FIPS Manager at UTM where he identifies and develops business solutions, provides financial advice, and manage a team of financial staff.
Shuman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Rotman Commerce program at the University of Toronto. In her current role as a public sector debt investor and advisor, Shuman helps finance major and transformative infrastructure projects around the country in the trade & transportation and energy transition sectors, with total project value rising to the billions of dollars. Prior to her current role, Shuman worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at BMO Capital Markets.
Professor Luis Seco is the Director of the Mathematical Finance Program, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Toronto and Director of RiskLlab, a university research laboratory established in 1996, conducting research in quantitative finance, with special focus on asset management.
In October 2007, RiskLab won the NSERC - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada - Synergy Award for Innovation. The award was delivered by Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and minister responsible for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and by Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President of NSERC.
He was a co-founder and CEO Sigma Analysis & Management Ltd., an asset management firm that invested institutional money in hedge fund products for twenty years.
Today, Prof. Seco business partners include several international pension and sovereign funds, the FIT Centre ltd., RiskLab Centre Inc., Metaversitas Inc. and JUMP S.a.r.l., to address challenges and achieve an innovation agenda. His vision is to leverage the University network worldwide to promote training and research broadly in the areas where technology and innovation joins finance brining them together, including education, climate risk and sustainability.
Luis Seco's career started at Princeton University in 1985, and landed at the University of Toronto in 1992 after a short stay at the California Institute of Technology.
Carol holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto. She currently works as a Data analyst at Rotman school of management. She focuses on developing and enhancing analytics for recruitment, student employments, global ranking & reporting. Carol utilizes visualization tools and prediction models in support of efficient operation decisions. Before joining Rotman, she was a Financial Officer with Hart House, focusing on financial forecast and budgeting
Drawing on over 16 years of financial industry experience, Michael Francella focuses primarily on asset allocation, portfolio management and consulting as a Senior Associate Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities’. Michael has earned RBC’s highest employee awards during his tenure.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Commerce, specializing in Finance and Economics, from the University of Toronto. Outside of the office, Michael is actively involved in his community with a number of charitable causes. Notably, Michael was a recipient of the 2021 Arbor Award, the highest honour for volunteers, recognizing extraordinary levels of commitment to the University of Toronto.
Michael lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter.