Team

At Hera Investment Funds Inc. ethics and integrity sit at the forefront of all our business practices and transactions. Transparency and fairness guide us in all that we do as we strive to be sound in approach and judgment when assessing our relationship with every investor and every financing applicant. Our vision is to grow along with a loyal group of investors by offering progressive investment opportunities and empowering our broker partners to offer better private funding solutions to their customers.

Qin Liao - CEO

Stella Liao, CPA CGA
Chief Executive Officer

Stella has extensive national and international financial and accounting experience. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and became a professional accountant in China. Stella immigrated to Canada in 2002. She enrolled in the Certified General Accountant program and obtained her CGA designation (now known as the Chartered Professional Accountant).  Stella joined the real estate industry in 2004. Previously she was the controller of one of the biggest developers in Vancouver. She is the founder of Quest CPA consulting Inc., a chartered professional accountant firm.

Stella is accountable, skilled with extensive experience in Real Estate and Finance within BC. Adhering to the highest professional standards, Stella is equipped to make safe, efficient, and informed MIC investment decisions leading to secure and profitable outcomes for Hera Investment Funds’ clients. 

Pourang Taheri - VP

Pourang Taheri
Vice President

Pourang comes with a wealth of experience in the financial services sector. He is the Co-founder of TK Consulting, a financial services company serving over 300 small and medium-sized companies. Previously, he was a partner at Abana Capital Investments and worked as a controller for Corriente Resources that was later acquired for $1B.

Afshin Doust - Founder

Afshin Doust
Founder & Advisor

Afshin is a strategic thought leader with positions in technology, finance, banking, operations, consulting, marketing and highly regulated environments such as the investment management industry. 

Afshin founded Hera Investment Funds Inc in April 2014. As the founder & CEO, he was responsible for the establishment of the company and all of its management and compliance procedures. This included applications and suitability interviews with the Financial Institution Commissionaire of British Columbia and The British Columbia Securities Commission. He also designed the necessary dacum for underwriting, reporting, and corporate governance. Afshin handed over the CEO role to Stella Liao in January 2019, but continued as the advisor of Hera Investment Funds.

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