Albert Yu is CEO Asia for BMO Financial Group. Since 2009, Mr. Yu has been responsible for all businesses entities and interests of BMO Financial Group throughout the Asian Pacific countries. With offices across nine cities in Asia and Beijing as the Asian headquarters, BMO in Asia is active in investment and corporate banking, fixed income and currency, securitized and structured products, trade finance and FI banking, private banking and family trusts and ETF and asset management. The bank has further strategic business interests by way of equity partnership in COFCO Trust in Beijing, and Fullgoal Fund Management Company in Shanghai.
Albert is also a Director of the Board and President of Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd., a wholly owned locally incorporated banking subsidiary in mainland China – the only Canadian bank (and one of only five North American banks) with that status in China. He also serves as Director of the Board of COFCO Trust in Beijing, as well as BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Albert started his career in Capital Markets with major Canadian and American banks in Toronto and New York before joining BMO in 2009. From derivatives trading and investment banking to senior management, he is an accomplished banker with many years of global experience in Canada, United States, Latin America, and currently, China and Asia Pacific.
Albert is a member of the Faculty Advisory Board of Sauder Business School, University of British Columbia, where he also earned a Master of Science degree in Business Administration. He also earned an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor, Ontario.
A. Yu (high-resolution picture, jpg, 335k)