Jeff Belford joined Triwest at the inception of Fund II in 2003 from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company Inc., a former TriWest portfolio company. Jeff contributes both financial and operations experience to the TriWest team.
Jeff gained significant financial and operating experience before joining TriWest. He was CFO of Swiss Water from 2000 to 2003; and participated in the remarkable success of the company during his tenure. Swiss Water was subsequently listed on the TSX as an Income Trust. From 1996 to 2000, Jeff was Director of Finance and Operations for Descente North America, an international sportswear company.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.