Mr. Ford is a Principal of Orchard Global, leading the firm’s client activities in Canada. Mr. Ford worked at Orchard Global’s predecessor firm and before that, he was Co-Head of the Global Markets Group for Deutsche Bank in Canada from 1994 to 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Ford was at Security Pacific Bank in London, where he assisted in the creation of a derivatives group focused on interest rate and currency risk management and capital markets arbitrage. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ford was a founding member of the derivatives team at First National Bank of Chicago.
Mr. Ford holds a BA in Economics from Brown University and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.