• Our Team

About Us

Our Team

Our team brings together fixed income specialists with a wealth of experience and complementary skill sets. As a partnership, we each contribute our expertise in a collaborative effort.

Brian D’Costa – Founding Partner, President

  • Member of the Bank of Canada Fixed Income Forum
  • Former Global Head of Fixed Income and Rates for CIBC World Markets
  • Former Global Head of Vanilla Interest Rate Derivatives for TD Securities
  • Former Captain of the Canadian Airborne Regiment

Greg Jeffs – Founding Partner, Chief Investment Officer

  • Former Executive Director of Credit Trading for CIBC World Markets
  • 25 years of experience in the capital markets, with over 20 years as a corporate bond trader and market maker

Raj Tandon – Founding Partner

  • Former Vice President of Credit Trading for TD Securities London
  • Managed and traded multi-billion dollar structured credit portfolios across North American and international markets

Alexander Schwiersch – Partner, Portfolio Manager

  • Former Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Invesco
  • 17 years of fixed-income experience as a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst with experience in both European and North American markets

Hasnat Mahmood – Partner, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Financial Officer

  • Former Alternative Investment Funds Auditor for KPMG and PwC
  • Former Director of Compliance and Alternate Chief Compliance Officer at a multi-billion dollar securities dealer and investment fund manager

Kathleen Biggs  – Partner, Investor Relations

  • 40-year veteran of the Canadian fixed-income markets
  • 20 years on Merrill Lynch’s fixed-income trading desk
  • Former Managing Director of CanDeal
  • Former Head of Business Development for Lawrence Park Asset Management

Rasa Kisielyte – Vice President, Business Development

    • Former Business Development Associate for National Accounts at Russell Investments
    • 8 years of experience working with investment advisors and dealer head offices

John Tedesco –Vice President, Business Development

  • Former Vice President, Senior Consultant at Invesco
  • 25 years of experience in the asset management industry

Gurvijay Gill – Senior Systems Analyst

  • Former Senior Analyst for CIBC Treasury Finance
  • Over a decade of industry experience with a focus on systems, infrastructure, and quantitative analytics

Riley Pan – Associate

  • Master of Finance, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON
  • Bachelor of Finance, Nanjing Normal University, Jiangsu, China
  • CFA Level III Passed

Roxandra Tiron – Senior Associate

  • Former Investor Relations Supervisor for Citco Canada Inc
  • Over 5 years of experience in Fund administration with a focus on hedge funds and private equity portfolios