Managing Director and Head of Asia, BMO Financial Group
Albert Yu is Managing Director and Head of Asia, BMO Financial Group. He is responsible for the growth and development of BMO Financial Group’s businesses and functions throughout Asia. Approved by the China Banking Regulatory Commission, Mr. Yu is a member of the board of directors and President of BMO’s locally incorporated subsidiary, Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd. Mr. Yu joined BMO in January 2009 and is based in Beijing.
Mr. Yu is an accomplished banker with more than two decades of global experience in capital markets and wealth management. He has extensive Canadian management experience and expertise across Asian and North American markets.
Prior to joining BMO Mr. Yu was based in New York, leading a number of HSBC’s capital markets businesses including financial products, sales and structured wealth management. Before joining HSBC in 2000, he was head of financial products marketing in North America for CIBC World Markets, and global head of transaction development. Mr. Yu started his career in 1986 with Bankers Trust and HSBC in Toronto and Hong Kong, where he held various trading, banking and management positions.
Mr. Yu has a master of science degree in finance from the University of British Columbia and a bachelor of commerce from University of Windsor.