Senior Management

Michael Gibbens

Michael Gibbens

President

Michael joined Shorcan as President in 2018. Prior to joining Shorcan Michael spent over 25 years in the financial industry, most recently serving as Managing Director, Global Head of Foreign Exchange, at TD Securities. At TD he was responsible for overseeing sales and trading teams in Toronto, Montreal, New York, Singapore, and London. Prior to joining TD in 2002, he held senior FX roles at Bank of America in New York and CIBC World Markets in Toronto. Michael also spent time early in his career in asset management at CIBC. An active supporter of various non-profit organizations, Michael has served on the Boards of several charitable organizations including the Canadian Opera Company and the Canadian Opera Foundation. Michael holds an MBA from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University.

Heath Thomlinson

Heath Thomlinson

CCO/COO

As CCO and COO, Heath Thomlinson oversees all aspects of Compliance and Operations at Shorcan. Heath joined Shorcan in 1992 as a Bond Broker, later managing Shorcan's Credit Desk for 10 years before taking on his current responsibilities.

Dmitry Tumanov

Dmitry Tumanov

CTO

Dmitry Tumanov has solid development background and experience working in Toronto's leading financial institutions. He designed and developed Shorcan's Fixed Income Trading system. In addition to overseeing Shorcan Technology he continues to write production code and experiment with Artificial Intelligence. Dmitry has a Honours Bachelor of Science degree from York University. His hobbies include marine aquariums, photography and yoga.

Mark Vancea

Mark Vancea

VP Electronic Trading

Mark Vancea is Vice President of Electronic Trading at Shorcan. Mark brings over 20 years experience in Fixed Income Brokering and Electronic Trading to ensure the best execution for Shorcan's Clientele.

Blaine Manning

Blaine Manning

SWAP Team Lead

Blaine Manning, head of Interest Rate Derivatives and Repo at Shorcan Brokers Limited has over sixteen years experience in the Capital Markets business, including fixed income and derivatives, which has garnered him a well rounded career. Prior to returning to Shorcan in April 2012, where Blaine originally started his career on the credit desk in 2003, he spent five years helping run Canada sales (all products) at ICAP Brokertec. While at ICAP, Blaine specialised in US Treasuries, Cad bonds, T-bills and Foreign exchange transactions.