Peter Berdeklis | President
Context Switch Consulting

Peter Berdeklis, President, Context Switch Consulting

Peter Berdeklis co-founded Context Switch in 2009, and has been an innovator in the financial services industry his entire career.

He has worked as a quantitative portfolio manager since joining the industry in 1998, beginning his career running the trading desk at a Canadian hedge fund.  Later, as Managing Director for the Global Equity Derivatives group of a major Canadian bank, he lead the team that developed the bank’s first algorithmic trading platform.  He co-founded Context Switch to help clients develop electronic trading operations in Canada, where he also managed the ongoing trading business for a broker-dealer client.

Dr. Berdeklis holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Toronto, is a Chartered Investment Manager and a registered Portfolio Manager.


Day 1 @ 11:20

Market structure, liquidity & regulation – what’s on the minds of Canadian traders and investors heading into 2018?

Day 1 @ 15:00


The albatross of legacy systems – how can Canadian banks overcome outdated IT?

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