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Daniel Straus, PhD, M.Fin.

Director, ETFs & Financial Products Research


Daniel Straus heads National Bank Financial’s ETF Research & Strategy group, which focuses on providing both institutional and retail investors with value-add and actionable investment research relating to Exchange-Traded Funds. The group regularly publishes street-leading reports on the ETF landscape in Canada and the U.S., including theme pieces, flow reports, model portfolios, trade ideas, and strategy reports. Their ETF research has been regularly featured in media outlets such as BNN, National Post, Bloomberg TV, Les Affaires, and the Globe and Mail. Daniel joined National Bank’s ETF Research group as a research associate in 2010 and was promoted to Director in 2020. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Ph.D. in Engineering from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and a Master of Finance degree from the Schulich School of Business.