About AIMA Canada

AIMA Canada, a National Group of AIMA in Canada, was formed in March 2003 to act as the voice of the alternative investment industry in Canada. It marks its 17th anniversary in 2020.

AIMA Canada's corporate members include hedge fund managers, institutional investors, pension fund managers and consultants, administrators, auditors, lawyers, prime brokers and other service providers. In addition to working with regulators, holding luncheons and information sessions in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary, AIMA Canada has developed a variety of publications including the AIMA Canada Handbook.

Belle Kaura, Vice President, Legal and Compliance, Third Eye Capital serves as Chairman of AIMA Canada and heads its Board. 

To contact AIMA Canada, please email [email protected]




AIMA Canada Executive Board

Meet the AIMA Canada Executive Committee! from AIMA on Vimeo.

The AIMA Canada Executive Board oversees and supports all of the sub-committees and liaises with AIMA headquarters in London (UK) to ensure consistency in fulfilling AIMA's, and the sub-committees', mandates and fosters cooperation between committees, members and other stakeholders.

2020-2022 members are as follows:

Director  Claire Van Wyk-Allan AIMA Canada
Chair Belle Kaura Third Eye Capital
Deputy Chair Robert Lemon CIBC Capital Markets
Treasurer Derek Hatoum PwC LLP
General Counsel Darin Renton Stikeman Elliot LLP
  Stéphane Amara Allianz Global Investors 
  Peter Boffo TD Securities Inc.
  Daniel Dorenbush Scotiabank
  Kimberly Jansen  BMO Capital Markets
  Elissa Johnson State Street
  Jeff Ray Mackenzie Investments
  Raj Tandon Algonquin Capital
  Wendy Kang Citco (Canada) Inc.
  Liam O'Sullivan RPIA
  Chris Farkas KPMG