The Chaire Fintech AMF – Finance Montréal is a multidisciplinary and inter-university research unit that aims to develop advanced fundamental knowledge and practices on technological innovations challenges and impacts in the fintech ecosystem.

In order to fulfill its mission, the Chaire Fintech and its partners will proceed with calls for research projects to the entire Quebec scientific community interested in Fintechs.


  • To produce knowledge based on methodologies and analytical frameworks that will serve the Quebec fintech ecosystem stakeholders (organisations, employees, regulators or clients).
  • To contribute to the development of the AMF Fintech Group through its studies.
  • To contribute to the development of Finance Montréal activities and mission through its research studies or diffusion of knowledge.
  • To work towards the training of highly qualified staff and talents of the Quebec fintech ecosystem.
  • To inform and educate the public on fintechs main issues and challenges.

Executive committee

Richard Guay, president and chairperson, Finance professor – ESG UQAM

Maher Kooli, scientific director of the Chair, Finance Professor – ESG UQAM

Fabien Durif, vice-dean for research – ESG UQAM

Caroline Roger, director, partnerships and innovation support service – UQAM

Benoit Desgroseilliers, Senior Director – Finance Montréal

Kim Lachapelle, Vice president strategy, risk and performance, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

Philippe Grégoire, Finance Professor and director of the department of finance, insurance and real estate, FSA ULaval

Santiago Franco, Manager strategy and business projects – National Bank

Call for applications – Executive position

Corporate/business representative

The Chaire Fintech AMF – Finance Montréal is looking for a member of the executive committee representing the business/corporate industry. You are welcome to consult the selection criteria’s here and send your resume and motivations to chairefintech@uqam.ca


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