Vancouver Bankruptcy Trustees

Suite 1370 - 1100 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 4A6

Located at Thurlow and Melville (near Burrard SkyTrain)




Monday: 8:30am to 8:00pm

Tuesday: 8:30am to 8:00pm

Wednesday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

(After 5:00pm by appointment only)

Blair Mantin

CMC, CIRP, Trustee in Bankruptcy

Blair Mantin is Vice-President of Sands & Associates, a Trustee in Bankruptcy, a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals and a Certified Management Consultant (2007 Canadian Gold Medalist). Blair has over ten years of experience practicing in management consulting and financial advisory services with a National Professional Services and Chartered Accountancy Firm.

Serving our Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Langley and Victoria offices, Blair focuses on both consumer and corporate insolvency and restructuring proceedings across various industries and jurisdictions. Blair is also capable of assisting individuals in Spanish.

Tracey Lowe

BA, CIRP, Trustee in Bankruptcy

Tracey Lowe is a Trustee in Bankruptcy and a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals. Tracey has over 20 years of experience in consumer insolvency and restructuring.

Located in our Vancouver and Burnaby offices, Tracey’s primary role is the administration of consumer proposals to creditors and bankruptcies to support individuals in resolving their financial difficulties.

Raj Hara

CMA, CIRP, Trustee in Bankruptcy

Raj Hara is a Consumer Proposal Administrator and Trustee in Bankruptcy with Sands & Associates.  Raj is also a Certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional.

Utilizing his broad professional experience in banking, finance, accounting, insolvency and restructuring matters, Raj provides financial options to individuals and businesses and offers services as a Proposal Trustee, Receiver, Monitor, Financial Consultant and Forensic Accountant in our Vancouver, Surrey and Victoria offices.  Raj is also capable of assisting individuals in Punjabi.

Alana Orrell

BA, CA, Estate Manager

Alana Orrell is an Insolvency Estate Manager at Sands & Associates, she is also enrolled in the CAIRP (Trustee) Qualification Program. Serving residents attending our Langley, Surrey and Vancouver offices, Alana assists personal and corporate debtors in resolving their financial issues.

Alana’s previous experience includes over 11 years of public practice in the field of accounting and auditing, working with small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations.  

Jeff Ayre


Jeff Ayre is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring professionals with over 20 years experience practicing in the insolvency field. Jeff has administered multiple engagements under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, with experience in corporate and consumer insolvency matters.

Rachel Riddell

BA, Estate Manager

Rachel Riddell is a Qualified Insolvency Counsellor and Insolvency Estate Manager based in Sands & Associates’ downtown Vancouver office.  She also holds a Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and had a 15-year career on the Canadian National Water Polo Team, competing in the 2004 Olympic Games.  Rachel has over two years of insolvency experience, assisting individuals with their debt management needs.