Deland Kamanga is Group Head of BMO Wealth Management, leading the strategic direction of five business units: Private Wealth Canada, U.S. Wealth Management, BMO Global Asset Management, BMO InvestorLine and BMO Insurance. Together these businesses provide solutions to retail and institutional clients.
Deland has more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently as Head, Global Markets within BMO Capital Markets providing markets-based solutions to BMO’s corporate, institutional and government clients. Previously, as Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Deland oversaw origination, sales and trading of cash and derivatives products.
Deland is a proud champion of diversity and received the 2021 Catalyst Champion Award for his trailblazing work accelerating progress for all women through workplace inclusion. He serves on the BMO Leadership Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, acts as an Executive Sponsor of Women in Capital Markets Return to Bay Street program and is the founding Executive Sponsor of BMO Black Professionals Network Canada.
Deland also serves as a member on the board of Women in Capital Markets as Treasurer and as a member of the SickKids Board of Trustees in Toronto.
Deland graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).