Mr. Deland Kamanga

As Group Head for BMO Wealth Management, Mr. Deland Kamanga leads the strategic direction for a broad range of businesses including Private Wealth Canada (BMO Nesbitt Burns and BMO Private Banking), U.S. Wealth Management, BMO Global Asset Management, BMO InvestorLine and BMO Insurance.

Deland has more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently as Head, Global Markets within BMO Capital Markets, providing markets-based solutions to BMO’s corporate, institutional and government clients. He is a member of BMO’s Executive Committee and also serves on the board of InvestorLine, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Deland is a dynamic senior leader who strongly advocates for causes within BMO and in his community. He is a proud champion of diversity and participates in a variety of BMO’s employee groups and initiatives, including BMO Black Professionals Network Canada, which he founded as an executive sponsor. Deland received the 2021 Catalyst Champion Award in recognition of his trailblazing contributions to advancing women and championing inclusion in the workplace. He serves on the BMO Leadership Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Deland is a member of the SickKids Board of Trustees and SickKids Foundation in Toronto and serves on the board of Women in Capital Markets, the Jackie Robinson Foundation as Director and as Co-Chair for BMO’s Employee Giving Campaign. He is also a dedicated mentor to young professionals, inspiring them to bring their very best to the workplace and motivating them to achieve their career goals.

He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).