Alina Osorio BEng, P.Eng., MBA, CFA
Alina Osorio is responsible for leading Fiera Infrastructure and overseeing the firm’s investment, asset management and finance teams.
Alina is a seasoned professional in the utility and infrastructure investment and financing sector. She has worked as an infrastructure investment professional and has been a key player in the sector for more than two decades.
Her many years of experience stem from her roles as an equity research analyst covering Canadian utility companies, an investment banker in the infrastructure sector , a principal investor, and finally, as a portfolio strategist for a major Canadian pension fund. She has extensive experience and a solid track record in her field.
Before joining Fiera Infrastructure, she was CEO of Aquila Infrastructure, where she oversaw the creation of the firm and its growth to more than $225 million in assets under management. Prior to that, she was CEO of the Macquarie Essential Assets Partnership (“MEAP”), North America’s first unlisted infrastructure fund, which invested in Canada and the United States. Under her leadership, MEAP pursued and assessed numerous opportunities, completed five acquisitions and one divestment. Alina went on to lead the infrastructure program at OPTrust, with a capital allocation of $2.5 billion. In this role, she was responsible for setting strategic direction, overseeing investment strategies and acquisitions, and managing an infrastructure portfolio in excess of $1 billion.
Alina holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
Jamie Crotin BA, MBA, MFA
Jamie heads the development and execution of new investment opportunities at Fiera Infrastructure.
Through his experience in investment banking and principal investing, he brings a strong background in finance, mergers and acquisitions.
He previously worked at RBC Capital Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Earlier in his career, he worked in investing at Lawrence & Company, Claridge and NB Capital Partners, and in investment banking at JP Morgan and Fieldstone Private Capital Group.
Jamie holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the University of Toronto and an MFA from Columbia University.
Brian Moncik BCom, CPA
Senior Vice President, Asset Management and Finance
Brian brings to Fiera Infrastructure his experience as a financial professional focussed on asset-intensive industries.
In his role overseeing asset management, Brian is responsible for the company’s renewable energy and public-private partnership portfolio, including the management, accounting, financing, budgeting and compliance of these assets, as well as investor reporting.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure in 2016, Brian was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Slate Office REIT, a TSX-listed real estate investment trust with a market capitalization of approximately $250 million. Before joining Slate, Brian was Senior Vice-President of Finance at SkyPower Global, a leading developer and operator of renewable power assets in Canada and around the world. During his nine years at SkyPower, Brian was responsible for finance and accounting, including corporate and project fundraising, along with overseeing the operating portfolio and acquisitions. Prior to joining SkyPower, Brian held the position of Controller of Funds Management at Brookfield Asset Management, and before that, he was Audit Manager at Deloitte LLP.
Brian is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.
Othman Taleb MSc Finance , BBA
Othman brings a solid background and experience in deal origination and execution to Fiera Infrastructure.
He participates in all aspects of the team’s investment activities, including financial modelling, transaction due diligence, market research and contract negotiations. Othman is responsible for overseeing transactions in the renewable energy, PPP and utilities sectors.
Prior to Fiera Infrastructure, Othman worked at Fengate Capital, where he was responsible for leading financial modelling work streams and due diligence, assisting with deal structuring and contract negotiations, as well as directing complex transactions. Othman has acquired experience in a wide variety of projects, including social and transportation infrastructure, renewable energy assets and desalination facilities.
Othman holds a Master of Science in Finance (with Merit) from Imperial College London and a Bachelor of Business Administration (with Distinction) from HEC Montreal. He is fluent in three languages, including French and English.
Ryan Gow CFA
Ryan participates in all aspects of the team’s investment activities, including origination, contract negotiation, transaction structuring, financial modelling, and due diligence.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Ryan was most recently Vice President at Forum Equity Partners, a leading investment management and development firm focused on infrastructure, renewable energy, and real estate. At Forum, Ryan was primarily responsible for the origination, structuring, and execution of Public Private Partnership transactions. Before joining Forum, Ryan was a member of the project finance team at SkyPower Limited, where he was responsible for the financial modelling, due diligence, and transaction execution of numerous solar financings. Prior to joining SkyPower, Ryan was a member of the Global Commissioning Group for the Water & Process Technologies division of GE Power & Water.
Ryan holds a B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) and B.A. (Economics) from Queen’s University, and a Masters in Finance degree from the Queen’s School of Business. Ryan is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Steve Disley BESc
Associate, Asset Management
Steve brings a strong background in engineering and project management to Fiera Infrastructure.
He is actively involved in Fiera Infrastructure’s renewable energy and public-private partnership asset portfolio, and participates in technical due diligence reviews of new investment opportunities around the world.
Before joining Fiera Infrastructure in 2016, Steve was a lead project manager at Aquila Project Solutions Inc., where his area of focus expanded from engineering design to a leadership role in managing projects across North America, including sports and entertainment facilities and renewable energy developments.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree (Civil/Structural) from the University of Western Ontario.
Mike Procyk BA, MFE
Mike is responsible for providing the Transaction Execution and Asset Management teams with in-depth analytical, modelling, and due diligence support.
Vivian Chao CFA
Investor Relations Manager
Vivian provides investor relations and fundraising support at Fiera Infrastructure.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Vivian was an Associate Portfolio Manager at Foyston, Gordon & Payne, where she was responsible for client and portfolio servicing. Previously, she managed sales and marketing projects at a marketing agency specializing in the investment industry. She also worked in E&Y’s audit and assurance practice, where she covered commodity companies.
Vivian is a CFA charterholder. She graduated from the University of Toronto and earned Bachelor of Commerce degree (with High Distinction) from Rotman Commerce.
Clayton Vanos HBA , BESc
Clayton provides analytical, financial modeling, and due diligence support to the transaction execution and asset management teams.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure Clayton most recently held a summer position at Constellation Software focused on mergers and acquisitions. His experience also includes internships focused in chemical engineering and financial analysis.
Clayton is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, holding a Bachelor of Arts, Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Engineering Science, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.
Greg Smith HBA , BESc
Greg is responsible for supporting the Asset Management team through analytics, financial modelling, and due diligence.