Bart Melek

Bart Melek

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Bart Melek is Global Head of Commodity Markets Strategy at TD Securities, a leading investment bank and financial services provider that offers advisory and capital market services. In his role, Bart contributes to the firm’s strategic view by providing commentary on Commodity Markets and how they relate to the sectoral and economic outlook. Bart is an experienced strategist with a deconstrated history of working in the financial services industry, having over 20 years of experience analyzing global precious metals, base metals, energy, and financial markets, as well as North American and global economies. Throughout his career, Bart has worked closely with commodity, equity and FX trading desks in Toronto, New York, Chicago, London and Singapore. He has several forecasting distinctions and top global rankings to his credit and his forecasts are a part of the global consensus.

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  • Bart is a skilled global macro, commodity, FX and equity strategist with storing cross asset allocation and profitable trade idea origination experience.

  • Prior to joining TD Securities, he was a Global Commodity Strategist and Senior Economist at BMO Capital Markets, a leading, full-service North American financial services provider.

  • Previously, he was a Senior Economist and Senior Analyst in Treasury and Risk Management/Senior Credit Committee at another major Canadian chartered bank.



  • Bart is a sought-after media source for many leading print publications and business television programs.

  • He has frequent appearances in Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC, BNN, The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post, AFP, BBC, The Wall Street Journal and Barron's.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.