Canadian ETF Association

Office address: 36 King Street East, Suite #400, Toronto, Ontario M5C 3B2, CA
Year established: 2012
Company type: financial services
Employees: approx. 19
Expertise: finance
Parent company: N.A.
CEO and key people: Pat Dunwoody, Executive Director
Financing Status: N.A.
The Canadian ETF Association (CETFA) is the representative of Canada's ETF industry.

CETFA is composed of 18 ETF issuers with more than 96% of ETF assets under management in Canada. As part of its mandate, the CETFA offers training programs on ETFs, produces reports, and supports the ETF industry in Canada.

History of Canadian ETF Association

CETFA was established in 2012 by three ETF industry leaders who saw the need for a national association. The CETFA’s first executive director was Pat Dunwoody, who continues to serve in that role today.

The CETFA is the first ETF association in the world. Only fitting as ETFs started in Canada. The first ETF in its early form made its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 1990.

Products and Services of Canadian ETF Association

CETFA offers a variety of products and services to its members, including:

  • Education and training programs for ETF professionals
  • Research and analysis on the ETF industry
  • Advocacy on behalf of the ETF industry with regulators and government officials
  • Networking opportunities for ETF professionals

Culture at Canadian ETF Association

CETFA is a collaborative and supportive organization that is committed to helping its members succeed. The association's culture is one of innovation and creativity. CETFA is always looking for new ways to promote the growth of the ETF industry in Canada.

About Canadian ETF Association Executive Director Pat Dunwoody

Pat Dunwoody is the executive director of the Canadian ETF Association. She has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, and she is a recognized expert on ETFs. Dunwoody is passionate about the ETF industry, and she is committed to helping Canadians invest more wisely.

Pat Dunwoody is part of Wealth Professional’s Hot List for 2020.

Future at Canadian ETF Association

The ETF industry is growing rapidly in Canada, and CETFA is the leading voice for the industry. The association is committed to helping its members succeed, and it is always looking for new ways to promote the growth of the ETF industry in Canada.

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