Howard J. Atkinson was President of TMFD Financial (TMFD), focusing on business development and corporate strategy. Prior to joining TMFD he was a founder and president of Horizons ETFs Management Inc. and over his three decades in financial services has held executive positions with Mackenzie Financial Corporation, CI Funds and Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd.

His board experience spans public and private companies as well as non – profit organizations.  He is the past founding chair of the Canadian ETF Association and a past president of CFA Society Toronto.

He is the author of four books including The New Investment Frontier III: A Guide to Exchange Traded Funds for Canadians, (Insomniac Press, 2005).  Mr. Atkinson holds the CFA, CIMA® and ICD.D designations.