Angelo Butsianis

President and CEO of Equis Capital Finance

Angelo Butsianis - Member of the Business Council for Banking and Trade Finance


Angelo Butsianis stands as a luminary in the financial services industry, guiding Equis Capital Finance as its President and CEO. With a career spanning over two decades, Angelo has carved a niche for himself and his company by focusing on providing specialized financing solutions that cater to the unique needs of clients across various sectors. His journey in the financial sector began with a dedication to aiding small and medium-sized enterprises, understanding the pivotal role they play in economic growth. His early endeavors laid the groundwork for what would become a remarkable career marked by strategic foresight and a commitment to excellence.

Educationally rooted in Greece with studies in business and marketing, Angelo's academic background equipped him with a profound understanding of market dynamics and business growth strategies. This foundation propelled him into Canada's financial services industry, where he has made significant contributions, including securing substantial loans for international projects, such as a notable housing development in the Caribbean. These achievements underscore his expertise in complex financial arrangements and his ability to facilitate significant economic ventures.

Reflecting on the evolution of the financial services industry, Angelo notes the transformative impact of technological advancements, regulatory changes, and global economic dynamics. These changes have necessitated a shift towards more personalized, flexible financial solutions, highlighting the importance of innovation and adaptability in meeting the needs of a diverse client base.

Looking ahead, Angelo envisions continued transformation within the industry, driven by digital innovation, evolving customer expectations, and the growing emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility. He is particularly excited about the potential of fintech and blockchain technology to revolutionize financial services, making them more accessible, efficient, and secure.

For those entering the industry, Angelo advises a commitment to continuous learning, adaptability, and maintaining ethical standards. He emphasizes the importance of viewing challenges as opportunities for growth and encourages a client-centric approach as the cornerstone of success.

Inspired by industry giants like Warren Buffett and Christine Lagarde, Angelo admires their blend of financial acumen with a responsibility towards society and the environment. Outside of his professional life, Angelo enjoys painting, walking, and traveling, activities that provide him with a sense of balance and inspiration.

As a key member of the Banking, Finance, and Trade Finance Business Council in the International Trade Council, Angelo Butsianis's leadership and innovative contributions continue to shape the future of financial services, making him a respected and influential figure in the global financial community.