Jon Aikman
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Jon Aikman

Instructor, Rotman School of Management

Jon is a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Toronto, and has taught courses on hedge funds and broker-dealers, derivatives and corporate finance.  Jon is a qualified lawyer in Canada and England, a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a Chartered Investment Manager.  He sits on the investment committee of an endowment and pension, and is a member of a working group on financial stability and systemic risk at the Federal Reserve.

Jon was Vice-President and Counsel for Citigroup in London, U.K., and has advised and represented leading asset managers and banks globally.  Jon holds an MBA from Oxford University and a law degree from Queen’s University.  Jon is currently completing a book for the American Bar Association Press entitled “U.S. and International Hedge Funds” and is the author of “When Prime Brokers Fail” published by Bloomberg Press.  He has also co-founded a Fintech start-up focused on alternative investments.

 

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Sessions with this Speaker

GLOBE Advance: Scaling Up the Blue Economy: A Domestic and International Roadmap (in partnership with the Ocean Partnership Summit)

  • Mobilizing Capital
This session will consider various financial mechanisms available to deploy in ocean-based initiatives and ‘best fit’ for domestic and international expansion based on best practices deployed to date.

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Facilitators
Jon Aikman Instructor, Rotman School of Management
Ted Ferguson President, The Delphi Group

The Next Big Wave: How Ocean Project Financing is Scaling the Blue Economy

  • Mobilizing Capital
Numerous reports have highlighted the challenges that Oceans and Seas face from pollution to climate change to over exploitation. Despite representing two thirds of the planet’s surface oceans are only beginning to become a focus for project financing.

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Speakers
Jon Aikman Instructor, Rotman School of Management
Julie Angus Chief Executive Officer, Open Ocean Robotics
Carl Marcotte President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Commercial Corporation