Board Chair, Head of Exchange Traded Funds, Mackenzie Investments
Michael Cooke joined Mackenzie Investments in April 2015 to develop and lead the firm’s ETF initiative. He and his team lead cross‐functional engagement with Product Development, Retail/Institutional Distribution, Marketing, Legal, Operations, IT and Portfolio Management. He also liaises with key external stakeholders including exchanges, index providers, liquidity providers, media, custodians, data vendors, external counsel, regulators, etc.
Prior to joining Mackenzie, Michael held several senior positions at Invesco Canada. From 2011 to 2015, he was Head of Distribution for PowerShares Canada leading their smart beta ETF venture. He also has experience in derivative product structuring and marketing with HSBC and National Bank Financial.
Michael graduated with a BAH in Political Studies from Queen's University.