Tel: 780-945-5249
Toll Free: 800-661-7423


BMO Nesbitt Burns
800 Manulife Place
10180 - 101 Street
Edmonton, AB
T5J 3S4

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Meet Our Team

Irene Yan, CIM, FCSI
Portfolio Manager & Senior Wealth Advisor 

Tel:     780-945-5249

As the lead of her team, Irene has over 27 years of extensive experience in portfolio management, financial and insurance planning. Irene is committed to understand each of our clients' needs, provide customized investment strategies and prudent advices to help our clients build, manage and protect their wealth.  

Irene holds several well-recognized professional designations including Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Kevin Lai, MBA, CIM, CFP®, FCSI
Associate Wealth Advisor, Financial Planner

Tel:     780-945-5246

Kevin has over 10 years of experience in wealth planning and investment management. Kevin came from private banking background where he managed a portfolio of affluent clients. With a strong passion in financial and wealth planning, Kevin adds value in delivering a tailored wealth management approach to all our clients.

Kevin completed his Masters of Administration and Bachelor of Commerce with Honors from the University of Alberta. He holds several well-recognized professional credentials including the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). Kevin speaks fluently in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Owen Lee BMO

Owen Lee, CFA, CAIA, DMS
Associate Investment Advisor

Tel:     780-945-5235

Owen possesses over 12 years of wealth management industry experience, with a strong passion for capital markets and investing. Adding great value to our team, Owen provides in-depth equity research and portfolio risk management techniques to help navigate today's challenging market dynamics.

Owen is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from the University of Alberta and majored in Finance. Owen holds several well-recognized professional credentials including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) and Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS) designations. Owen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Yvonne Cheng, BA
Investment Representative

Yvonne graduated with a double major in Economics and Chinese Language and Literature in University of Alberta, as well she obtained a Certificate in Translation Studies in Chinese. Yvonne has over 8 years of experience in client services, where she developed excellent communication and client service skills. She has a high language proficiency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Rowena Leung

Rowena Leung, BA
Administrative Assistant


Rowena graduated with major in Economics in the University of Alberta. Rowena has accumulated over 5 years of banking, lending and client services experience from BMO Bank and another financial institution. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Our Partners

Shawna Albornoz MTI, TEP, EPC
Vice-President, Trust Services, BMO Trust

Shawna has been in the Estate and Trust Industry since 2001, and she has administered over 120 Estate, Trust, Power of Attorney and charitable foundation accounts during her career. Through her experience as a corporate Executor and Trustee she has acquired the expertise to help families effectively plan for the transfer of wealth to the next generation.  

Shawna holds her MTI designation from the Canadian Securities Institute, she is a member of The Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP), an international professional organization dedicated to promoting financial and estate planning considerations between generations and is a member of the Calgary Estate Planning Council (EPC).  

Mo Zhou, M.Sc., CFA, CFP®
Director, Wealth Planning

Mo is passional about helping people becoming more knowledgeable and confident about their finances. He draws on extensive financial planning experience. With robust analytical skills, he eleverages the knowledge and expertise of our in-house tax, estate, insurance and philanthropic professionals. Mo advises high net worth families and business owners on complex issues including retirement and income planning, tax planning, cash management, business succession, estate planning and charitable giving. 

Mo holds a Master of Science in Finance, Certified Financial Planner ® (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mo in fluent in English and Mandarin.

Jennifer Muscroft, CPA, CA, TEP
Director, Tax Planning

Jennifer works as part of a collaborative team of wealth planning professionals to assist individuals and business owners with comprehensive tax and estate planning. Drawing on her years of experience in public practice, Jennifer works closely with clients to provide guidance tailored to their specific needs, in the area of tax, estate, retirement and financial planning. 

Jennifer is a CPA, CA with over 16 years of experience. Prior to joining BMO, Jennifer was a Senior Tax Manager at one of the largest international accounting firms in Edmonton. Jennifer holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) and Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

Mike Baker
Associate Private Banker

Mike draws close to 20 years of experience with BMO in various positions including most recently as Financial Service Manager and Senior Banker. He has experience in working with high net worth clients. Mike assists our clients in their banking needs for both personal and commercial banking, including their bank accounts, credit cards, mortgage and other lending needs.

Mike has a Business Administration degree with Major in Finance from NAIT.