Speaker Profiles

Stéfane Marion

Stéfane Marion

Chief Economist and Strategist

National Bank of Canada

Stéfane Marion is Chief Economist and Strategist for National Bank of Canada and National Bank Financial,
a position he has held since November 2008. Mr. Marion is a sought-after speaker on economic trends and
their financial implications and is ranked among the leading economists in Canada according to Brendan
Wood International.

National Bank Financial's Economics and Strategy team is regularly ranked among the top Canadian
forecasters and has won recognition for the accuracy of its projections.

In 2012, the C.D. Howe Institute appointed Mr. Marion to its Monetary Policy Council and to the newly
established Business Cycle Council. He also sits on National Bank Pension Committee.

Mr. Marion joined NBF’s Economics Group in 1999. Previously, Mr. Marion worked for several years in the
federal departments of Finance and Industry in Ottawa, where, in addition to economic analysis and
forecasting, he also worked on microeconomic policy impact studies. In particular, he participated in the
development of forecasting models and the analysis of the FTA and NAFTA free-trade agreements with the
United States and Mexico.

Mr. Marion holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Université de Montréal.

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