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.  

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.

Michael Burns, Partner at McMillan LLP, serves as Chairman of AIMA Canada and heads its Board which includes: Claude Perron of Crystalline Management Inc.; Darin Renton of Stikeman Elliot LLP; Derek Hatoum of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Anish Chopra of Portfolio Management Corporation; Claire Van Wyk of RBC Global Asset Management; Belle Kaura of Third Eye Capital; Jesse Kaufman of Richardson GMP; Laura Reid of KPMG; Stephane Amara of Allianz Global Investors; and Steve Banquier of TD Securities. 

To contact AIMA Canada, please email