AIMA Canada names new chair, executive committee

By Staff | September 6, 2018 | Last updated on September 6, 2018
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For the 2018-2020 term, the National Group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has named a new chair and executive committee.

Taking over as chair is Belle Kaura, vice-president and chief compliance officer at Third Eye Capital. She succeeds Michael Burns, a partner at McMillan, who served for two terms between 2014 and 2018.

Along with Kaura, the new executive committee members are:

  • Laura Reid, partner at KPMG LLP (vice-chair)
  • Derek Hatoum, partner at PwC LLP (treasurer)
  • Darin Renton, partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP (general counsel)
  • Stéphane Amara, director at Allianz Global Investors
  • Steve Banquier, managing director, prime brokerage and automated execution, TD Securities Inc.
  • Daniel Dorenbush, managing director and head of Canadian prime services at Scotiabank
  • Kimberley Jansen, director at BMO Capital Markets
  • Elissa Johnson, vice-president, international fund services, State Street
  • Jesse Kaufman, vice-president and portfolio and investment advisor at Richardson GMP
  • Robert Lemon, executive director, prime services, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Jeff Ray, vice-president, product development, Mackenzie Investments
  • Raj Tandon, founding partner at Algonquin Capital
  • Claire Van Wyk-Allan, director, head of Canada, AIMA
  • Racheal Wason, director, structured solutions, BMO Capital Markets staff


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