Our team brings extensive domain knowledge across our focus industries, unrivalled relationships and substantial deal experience. In addition to transactional work, we have also have worked closely with clients to provide advice on their most critical issues.
Kam Thindal, Managing Partner
Kam Thindal is a co-founder of Hamza Thindal and serves as the firm's Managing Partner. Prior to founding Hamza Thindal, Kam spent 5 years as an independent capital markets advisor for a number of TSX Venture listed companies. Over the course of that time he was involved in several financings across multiples sectors.
For the past four years Kam has sourced investments, negotiated financings and acquisitions in various sectors with a particular focus on Biotech, Health Care and Special Situations. He has been involved in leading transactions in both private and public companies.
Prior to his career in venture capital Kam spent 5 years at a private manufacturing company in Vancouver, Canada where he helped restructure the company, optimize operations, introduce new products and evolve the company from a family run business to a multi-national brand.
Kam holds a Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Dr. Essam Hamza, Partner
Dr.Essam Hamza is a co-founder of Hamza Thindal. For the past 24 years Essam has been involved with Canadian junior companies in various capacities including as a successful investor and director. He has been instrumental in helping several companies raise capital over the past 9 years.
In addition to Essam's capital markets involvement he has been a family physician for the past 15 years in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada.
He is a graduate from the University of Alberta with a medical, family medicine and an honours biochemistry degrees.
Yazan Al Homsi, Vice President, Investments
Yazan Al Homsi is the Vice President of Investments for Hamza Thindal. Over the past 7 years Yazan has worked with the Founders of Hamza Thindal in the process of selecting investments. Yazan is an experienced and successful investor in Canadian junior companies and over the past few years has focused on the Biotech, Technology and Health Care sectors.
Yazan has been involved in several merger and acquisition and IPO related financial due diligence and valuation engagements in various sectors including: catering, financial services, leasing, construction and contracting and retail.
Yazan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Canada with distinctive honors major in finance and concentration in accounting and he is a CFA Charter holder.
Kyle Boyko, Director of Investor Relations
Kyle Boyko is the Director of Investor Relations with Hamza Thindal and joined the firm in 2012.
He has over 7 years of experience and knowledge from his time as an independent capital markets advisor and investor. Prior to joining Hamza Thindal Kyle was involved with two publicly traded companies in the Energy sector and was a founding partner of a Vancouver based start-up.
Kyle is hands-on with investor communications and focuses on investor out reach amongst the firm's portfolio of investments.
Kyle is a graduate from Douglas College and is currently wrapping up his undergraduate studies at Simon Fraser University.