Chair of the Board
Brent Belzberg, C.M.
Senior Managing Partner of TorQuest Partners
Brent is the founder and Senior Managing Partner of TorQuest Partners. Based in Toronto, TorQuest Partners manages in excess of $1 billion of private equity funds, principally in Canada. He is also co-founder of Tandem Expansion Fund I L.P., a Canadian-based manager of late-stage growth funds with $300 million of equity capital under management.
Currently a director of CIBC and Orfund Foundation, Brent was previously a director of Four Seasons Hotels, O&Y REIT, I3 Advisors, Canadian Council for Israel & Jewish Advocacy, Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, and many of the TorQuest Partners portfolio companies.
Brent was President and Chief Executive Officer of Harrowston, President of First City Financial Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harrowston Development Corp. and Chief Executive Officer of First City Development Corp. Ltd. In addition, he was a Solicitor at Tory, Deslauriers and Binnington.
Brent graduated from Queen’s University with his Bachelor of Commerce in 1972, and the University of Toronto, LL.B (J.D.) in 1975, and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1976.
In 2018, Brent was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.