Matthew Akman is a Global Equity Research Analyst in Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets’ Toronto office and covers energy infrastructure. He was voted Canada’s number one Analyst in his field in three of the past five years and was also the top-ranked Analyst in 2009, 2010 and 2011, according to Brendan Wood International. Mr. Akman began his career in equity research 12 years ago, preceded by four years in business development and strategic planning for Enbridge Inc. He earned an MBA from the University of Toronto, an M.A. in economics from Queen’s University and a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University.