Brian D'Costa


Partner, Director


In 2014, Brian and his partners founded Algonquin Capital; a boutique specializing in alternative fixed income. Since then, Brian has been involved in the alternative industry, speaking at conferences, appearing on BNN and being a Member of the Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets (CAASA) Advisory Panel.

Prior to starting Algonquin Capital, Brian was the Global Head of Fixed Income and Rates for CIBC where 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. Before building a career in trading, Brian spent seven years in the Canadian Armed Forces where he served as a Captain in the Airborne Regiment and participated in a peacekeeping tour in Iraq.