Frederick J. Mifflin
Fred joined Blair Franklin in 2007. Throughout his investment banking career, he has been responsible for numerous advisory, financing, privatization and restructuring assignments and has extensive experience in diversified industries, mining and metals, government and public sector entities, financial services and infrastructure.
From 1989 to 2006, Fred was with BMO Capital Markets, most recently as Vice Chairman and Head of Global Investment and Corporate Banking. In that role, he was responsible for all of the bank’s origination business, including expansion into China. From 2001 to 2004, he was Deputy Head and Chief Operating Officer; from 1997 to 2001, he ran global mining and metals; from 1992 to 1997 he was responsible for government and privatization; and from 1989 to 1992, he was a member of the Capital Markets Group. Prior to joining BMO, Fred spent six years with Citicorp and Scotia Capital in international capital markets.
Fred is also active in several board and community organizations. He is currently Lead Independent Director and Chair of Audit of Altius Minerals Corporation (ALS:T), Chair of Trinity Capital Management Inc., a private company operating in the retail and hospitality sectors, and a Past President of the Canadian Club of Toronto.
Fred holds a B.Comm. (Honours) from Queen’s University, an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School. He has also been an Executive in Residence at INSEAD in France and Singapore.