Mr. Arton is a visionary entrepreneur, philanthropist and a Global Citizen. He has an extensive background serving the specialized needs of high net worth investors around the world and is a trusted advisor to governments around the world in attracting foreign direct investments through investor residency and citizenship programs.
His career began in the wealth management division of BMO Nesbitt Burns and evolved as an Executive Vice President with Hampton Securities. His present positions as a President of Arton Capital and an Executive Partner of Arton Investments are an immense asset to the Arton Group of companies and its clients. His commitment to empowering global citizenship is emphasized by founding the Global Citizen Forum – a platform for exchange to educate, develop and promote Global Citizenship as a way of life.
Graduated with a BA in Finance from École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) and an International Baccalaureate from College Jean-de-Brébeuf, his professional designations include Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) and a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®), one of the highest titles of excellence in the Canadian Securities Industry.
As a co-founder of the Global Citizen Foundation, Mr. Arton focuses on education and contributes to the next generation of leaders and education policy worldwide. He is a TEDx speaker, member of the Board of Directors of Positive Planet and is actively involved in various charity organizations around the world helping unprivileged children and supporting education. In addition, Mr. Arton is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and other business, professional and philanthropic organizations around the world.