Theodore Colombo leads on legal aspects of FinDev Canada's transactional activities.
He began his legal career in private practice with McCarthy Tétrault in Montréal working on private and public M&A and securities offerings. Theo moved to London, UK, qualifying as a solicitor while with Linklaters’ Global Project Finance team and working on energy and infrastructure development and financing transactions around the world. Returning to Canada, Theo was an investments lawyer at the Business Development Bank of Canada supporting the subordinate financing and venture capital groups and then counsel at Air Canada working on commercial, operational and structured finance transactions.
Theo completed his legal studies at McGill University and is a member of the Ontario and Quebec bar associations. He also holds an MA in History and was a Parliamentary Intern at the House of Commons in Ottawa.