Dr. John Siam
Finance & Business Economics
Professor Siam is the Founding Director of the DeGroote Trading Centers (DTC) with a Joint Appointment: Associate Professor of Accounting & Financial Management Services and Associate Professor of Finance & Business Economics. Dr. Siam ensures that the DTC remains a unique market-learning resource and continues to play a key role in enhancing students’ educational experience by providing industry exposure, core and professional competencies and opportunities in the financial services industry. Dr. Siam brings a combination of academic and business experience to the classroom. Prior to joining McMaster, he held the positions of Options Specialist, Market Maker, and Liability Trader at the Montreal Exchange. As a result of Dr. Siam’s ongoing associations with several key financial services institutions, he is able to provide a liaison between the university and industry.