Colin Lynch

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, TD Asset Management Inc.

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Colin is Managing Director and Head of Alternative Investments, providing strategic guidance and oversight to a $39 billion portfolio of real estate, mortgage, private debt and infrastructure investments. In this role he oversees all acquisitions, divestitures, product development and portfolio management activities. Colin serves as Chair of the Alternative Investments Committee. He was previously responsible for the Canadian and International Real Estate strategies including fund design and structuring, implementation and oversight of acquired assets.

Colin joined TD Asset Management in October 2015, initially working with TD Asset Management’s senior executive team on corporate strategy. Colin was formerly the General Manager of Global Strategy at Aimia (formerly Groupe Aeroplan), a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company and an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley. Colin’s work in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley involved, among other duties, advising Mark Carney (then Governor of the Bank of Canada) on Canada’s financial stability during the financial crisis.

Colin holds a B.A. and a B. Comm., both with Distinction from Queen’s University, an MBA with Distinction from Harvard University and an ARCT with Honours from the Royal Conservatory of Music. In 2020, Colin was named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 a Trustee Emeritus of Queen’s University and a Recipient of the Queen’s University Toronto Branch Award.

He is also a member of the Toronto Investment Board as well as the Board of Directors of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the Black Opportunity Fund and the Advisory Committee of OneEleven. Colin is an Emeritus Trustee of Queen’s University. He was formerly Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation.