Brian D’Costa – Founding Partner, President
MBA Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario (Gold Medal Winner);
BSc. Engineering Science, University of Toronto; Chartered Financial Analyst
From Captain in the Airborne Regiment to managing global trading businesses, Brian has achieved tremendous success as a leader, trader and risk manager. As the former Global Head of Fixed Income and Rates for CIBC, he was responsible for the bank’s entire bond and rate trading business, overseeing 40 traders globally. Before that, Brian spent 11 years with TD Securities, where he was the Global Head of Vanilla Interest Rate Derivatives, managing trading teams in Toronto, London, Tokyo and Sydney.
As a Captain in the Canadian Armed Forces, he was awarded the Chief of Defense Staff Commendation for exemplary leadership for his peacekeeping services in Iraq. When not in the office, Brian can usually be found in the gym, at a hockey rink or undertaking an ambitious gardening project.