President & CEO & Investment Committee Member
Tom has been President and CEO of Bonnefield since it was founded in 2009 and is responsible for the company’s overall operations. He is also a member of the investment committee. He has a broad range of private equity investing, investment banking and merchant banking experience. Prior to joining Bonnefield, Tom was the Managing Partner of Latitude Partners, which he co-founded in 1999. Latitude managed the Longitude Fund LP, a private equity fund that specialized in buyouts of private and public Canadian technology companies.
Previously, Tom was Managing Director of TD Securities and the founder and head of TD's technology investment banking operations. He was also a managing director of Lancaster Financial, a leading independent merger and acquisition advisory firm where he was employed from 1987 until it was acquired by TD Securities in 1995.
Tom is an avid cyclist, skier and sailor with interests in music, photography and numerous volunteer activities. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the University of King’s College. He has also organized several long-distance cycling tours in support of the MS Society of Canada.
Tom is a sought-after speaker and blogs regularly about farmland investment. Read his blog, Opinion Matters.
ICD.D, Director’s Education Program, Institute of Corporate Directors & Rotman School of Business
PDO, Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course, Canadian Securities Institute
M.A. Economics, Queen's University
B.A. (Gold Medal) in Economics and Russian Literature, University of King’s College & Dalhousie University