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.
Jason Cogley CA
Jason leads deal origination and execution, and contributes to asset management in Europe. He is based out of Fiera Infrastructure's London office in UK.
He brings to our investment team his extensive experience, acquired during more than 19 years of experience in the infrastructure and investment industries. Since 2014, he had been at the London office of SL Capital, the private markets business of Standard Life. There, he focused on the sourcing, due diligence and monitoring of direct infrastructure investment opportunities. He originated the majority of portfolio company investments for SL Capital Infrastructure I, SL’s infrastructure fund. Before joining SL Capital, Jason worked for 15 years in the infrastructure sector, dealing with energy infrastructure, regulated utilities and PPPs with Impax Asset Management, Infrared Capital Partners, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, as well as PwC.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Monash University in Australia and is certified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAA).
Brooks Kaufman BA, MBA
Brooks leads the origination and execution of new investment opportunities and contributes to portfolio and asset management at Fiera Infrastructure. He is based in the United States where he heads the New York City office.
Brooks has more than 23 years of experience in infrastructure investing, across various roles in industry, investment banking and principal investment. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, investment origination, valuation, structuring and execution, along with asset management, board leadership and fundraising experience.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Brooks was an Investment Director with IFM Investors, where he was responsible for assessing infrastructure investment opportunities. He previously held various roles in investment banking, corporate finance and industry, including Soltage (renewable energy company), Bank of America Securities, Fieldstone Private Capital Group, Mirant Corporation (formerly Southern Energy, Inc.) and JPMorgan.
Brooks holds a B.A. from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Brian Moncik BCom, CPA
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Asset Management
Brian brings to Fiera Infrastructure his experience as a financial professional focused 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 BBA, MSc Finance
Othman Taleb leads transactions and participates in all aspects of the team’s investment activities including transaction due diligence, contract and transaction agreement negotiations, transaction structuring and oversight of the closing processes.
Othman brings a solid background and experience in deal origination and execution to Fiera Infrastructure. He is responsible for overseeing transactions in the renewable energy, PPP and utilities sectors.
Prior to Fiera Infrastructure, Othman worked at Fengate Real Asset Investments, a leading investment management and development firm focused on infrastructure, renewable energy, real estate and senior housing. At Fengate, Othman was responsible for leading financial modelling work streams and due diligence, assisting with deal structuring and contract negotiations, as well as directing complex transactions. Prior to joining Fengate, Othman worked at Macquarie’s investment banking team in London (UK) where he worked on various European transactions in the power and utilities space. Othman has acquired experience in a wide variety of projects, including social and transportation infrastructure, renewable energy assets, leveraged buyouts 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
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.
Daniel provides analytical, modelling and due diligence support to the Transaction Execution and Asset Management teams. He is based out of Fiera Infrastructure's London office in UK.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Daniel worked at DC Advisory, a very active M&A team that has been involved in many of the high-profile deals in the European infrastructure mid-market space over the last several years. Daniel’s transaction experience includes the oil and gas services, telecom and transportation sectors, and has covered both the corporate finance and financing elements of acquisition advisory. He previously worked at BNY Mellon and held a summer position at Goldman Sachs.
Daniel has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Bath.
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 in 2016, Clayton was an Analyst within the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Constellation Software where he focused on due diligence and financial modelling work streams. His experience also includes internships in chemical engineering and financial analysis. Clayton is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts, Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Greg Smith HBA , BESc
Greg is responsible for supporting the Asset Management team through analytics, financial modelling, and due diligence.
Min Kim HBA, BA
Min is responsible for supporting the transaction execution and asset management teams through analytics, financial modelling, and due diligence.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Min spent two years as an investment banking analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Seoul office. As a country coverage specialist, Min’s experience involved both Mergers & Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets transactions focused in sectors including heavy industries, chemicals, and retail. Previously Min had held summer analyst positions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS. He completed his Bachelor of Arts, Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Ronan Laycock BA
Ronan provides analytical, modelling and due diligence support to the Transaction Execution and Asset Management teams. He is based out of Fiera Infrastructure's London office in UK.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Ronan worked within the Infrastructure team at DC Advisory, a highly active M&A team which has recently developed in to one of the leading Infrastructure advisory businesses within the European mid-market sector. Ronan’s transaction experience includes the telecom, transportation, and storage terminals sectors, and has covered both the corporate finance and financing elements of acquisition advisory. He previously worked at Royal Bank of Scotland, and completed a placement year at Morgan Stanley during his time at university. Ronan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting & Finance from Durham University.
Emre Serpkenci HBA, BESc
Emre Serpkenci provides analytical, modeling and due diligence support to the transaction execution and asset management teams.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure Emre most recently held a summer position at KPMG LLP as a consultant in the Global Infrastructure Advisory group. In addition, he worked at Morrison Hershfield as an Engineering Assistant in the Water and Wastewater Infrastructure group.
Emre 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, Civil Engineering.
Martine Becker CPA, CA, MMPA
Controller, Funds Management
Martine is responsible for financial reporting and compliance processes for the funds in Fiera Infrastructure Inc.
In her role overseeing the management of the funds, Martine is responsible for the accounting, compliance and reporting of the funds as well as the consolidated company.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Martine was in the finance group at a mid-tier publicly traded mining company with assets in North and South America. Prior to that, Martine worked in the Audit and Assurance Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, focusing primarily on international publicly traded mining clients.
Martine is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Management and Professional Accounting from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Hurmat Ahmad BBA, CPA, CA
Manager, Financial Reporting (Portfolio Companies)
Hurmat is responsible for the accounting, compliance and reporting of the portfolio companies owned by the funds managed by Fiera Infrastructure.
Prior to joining Fiera Infrastructure, Hurmat held various positions at Ernst & Young LLP in the Financial Services Organization group, where she was exposed to a wide variety of financial accounting issues and accounting standards.
Hurmat is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Schulich School of Business.