Brian O’Neil joined the BDC Board of Directors in June 2017.
Mr. O’Neil has 20 years of experience advising, working and investing alongside small and medium-sized Canadian companies.
He is currently Managing Partner of A Faire Aujourd’hui Inc., a Toronto-based family office and private equity fund which participates in the syndication of significant minority investments in private companies. Post-investment, he often plays an active role supporting investees to finance their operations, export their products and grow their business.
Prior to investment management, Mr. O’Neil worked for Buck Consultants, a global human resources firm, and worked for the Government of Canada.
He is a director of Pivotree, Montrose Property Holdings Ltd., Huys Industries and Fowler Construction Company. He is also an observer on the board of Blue Ant Media and a member of the investment advisory board of Eventi Capital Partners.
Mr. O’Neil holds a master’s degree in Finance from Queen’s University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Western University. He is a CFA Charterholder and a holder of the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Chairperson of the Audit and Conduct Committee and Member of the Board Investment Committee and Governance/Nominating Committee.