Board of Directors

The Council's activities are overseen by a Board of Directors and Executive made up of members from across Canada. The following is the Board list for 2016-2017.

  • John ManleyHonorary Chair, CCPPP

    The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C., is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada, representing the CEOs and entrepreneurs of 150 leading Canadian companies. A former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, he was first elected to Parliament in 1988, and served four terms. From 1993 to 2003 he served in Cabinet consecutively as Minister of Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Finance. As Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, he led the government’s response to the 9/11 attacks, ultimately serving as counterpart to Governor Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.  Since leaving government in 2004, Mr. Manley has continued to be active in public policy, currently as chair of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and the Canadian Branch of the Trilateral Commission, and as a member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution and the Wilson Center Global Advisory Council. An Officer of the Order of Canada, he is Chair of CIBC, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions, and also serves on the boards of other publicly traded companies. Prior to entering politics, Mr. Manley practiced law, having graduated as gold medalist in common law at the University of Ottawa and serving as law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada. He is the recipient of six honorary doctorates.

  • Chair, CCPPP

    Mark Bain is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure and project finance lawyers. He has acted on over 70 major public-private partnership (PPP) and alternative financing and procurement (AFP) transactions.

    Mark has represented all of the principal parties to such transactions, including sponsors, equity investors, lenders, arrangers and underwriters, contractors, service providers and public authorities.

    Recent mandates include the Saint John Water, Stanton Hospital, Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link, Stoney CNG Bus Storage and Transit Facility, Calgary Southwest Ring Road, Downtown Toronto Bus Terminal, Finch West LRT, Highway 427 Extension, Ottawa LRT and Regina Wastewater projects.

    Mark is the head of Torys’ Public-Private Partnerships practice, and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy practice.  He is Chair of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, and Chair of the International Project Finance Association (Canada Branch).

  • Denis Bourassa is a Co-Founder and is Co-CEO and a Managing Partner of Stonebridge Financial Corporation, a company incorporated in late 1998 specializing in project financing. Stonebridge’s activities focus on energy and infrastructure (PPP) projects, through financing advisory, financial arranger financial intermediation services. Stonebridge has successfully closed over $5.0 billion in financing transactions since its inception and has over $3.0 billion assets under management for a number of Canadian financial institutions, primarily life insurance companies and pension funds. Most recently, Stonebridge has established on of the first Canadian Infrastructure Debt Fund, which stands presently at $500 million of which over 80% has already been invested.

    The main responsibility of Denis, in addition to co-managed Stonebridge, is to lead Stonebridge project finance teams as well as to focus on business development and strategy.

    Denis has over 35 years of financing experience. He spent his first few years in the banking system working first with one of the Canadian chartered bank followed by one of the largest Schedule B banks. In 1989, he joined Mutual Life of Canada to open the Eastern Canada corporate loans office in Montreal. During these years, Denis was involved in all major energy projects in Eastern Canada from hydroelectric, gas cogeneration, biomass, and biogas to wind powered projects. By 1997, Denis spent all his time in project financings, as he became Director, Project Financing for Mutual Life. In addition to the energy sector, Denis was involved in other infrastructure projects including: hospital and nursing home projects; university and school projects; water and wastewater projects; highway projects, waste disposal and composting projects. Several of them were done through Public Private Partnerships.

    Denis is a graduate of the Laval University where he received a Bachelor in Economics in 1979, and his M.B.A. in 1981. He is currently member of the Board of Directors for The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships as well as member of CANWea, CCAB (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business) and FNPA (First Nation Power Authority) of Saskatchewan.

  • Ehren Cory is President and CEO of Infrastructure Ontario (IO). He was appointed CEO in February 2017. In this role, he works closely with his Executive team and with partners in both the public and private sectors to build, manage, finance and enhance the value of the Province’s assets.

    Ehren was previously the President of IO’s Project Delivery Division. He and his team led the tendering and construction oversight for all major infrastructure projects undertaken by the Province, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery.

    He initially joined the organization in 2012, as Executive Vice-President of Transaction Structuring. In this role, he was responsible for ensuring the that all transactions undertaken by IO were designed to optimize market participation and deliver maximum value for taxpayers, through fair, open, and transparent procurement processes.

    Prior to joining IO, Ehren worked for 15 years as a management consultant, as a partner at McKinsey & Company. Ehren served as a leader in the Public Sector and Capital Projects groups, working with energy, and mining clients in both the public and private sectors on issues including operating strategy, project execution, risk management, and operations transformation.

  • Vice President at Large, CCPPP

    Jack Davis is a nationally recognized professional who has earned the respect of business leaders, senior elected officials and public servants. His distinguished career record reflects his ability to lead large organizations and manage complex human resource issues, work with stakeholders who have competing interests, and develop and implement progressive policy initiatives and programs. He is renowned for his encouragement of innovation, teamwork and high performance standards.

    Since 2008, Jack has been the Chairman of CEO.Mobile Inc. and has specialized in providing advice on strategy and leadership to CEO's and corporations. Jack has a long history of leadership in health care and the public sector having served as the President and CEO of the Calgary Health Region for over eight years and as a Deputy Minister in the province of Alberta for five separate ministries over a ten year period.

    Jack currently serves on a number of boards including the Boards of Directors of Teranet Inc., CBI Health Group and LifeLabs Inc., as a Director of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships and a member of the Board of Governors of Banff Centre, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Sinneave Family Foundation and as a member of the Selection Committee for the Trudeau Foundation Mentor Program.

  • Amanda Farrell is President and Chief Executive Officer at Partnerships BC. Amanda leads the company’s efforts to improve customer service and business development and build on relationships with service providers, and current and future clients. She continues to lead the Evergreen Rapid Transit Line Project.

    Amanda joined Partnerships BC in November 2004 and has held positions in a number of sectors since then. Most recently, Amanda held the position of Vice President, Projects with responsibility for supporting the high-quality delivery of planning, procurement, and contract management advice and support to clients in the development of major public infrastructure projects.

    Prior to joining Partnerships BC, Amanda gained extensive public policy and operational experience in the UK.

    Amanda serves as a director for the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships and the BC Chapter of Women’s Infrastructure Network. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Reading, followed by postgraduate research at the University of Bath.

  • Treasurer, CCPPP

    Nicholas co-heads Macquarie's North American public infrastructure and PPP advisory team. As Senior Managing Director of Macquarie, Nicholas is involved in all aspects of Macquarie’s infrastructure and public private partnership (P3) businesses.

    He has extensive experience in the structuring and financing of major infrastructure projects which span a wide range of countries in both public and private sector roles. Nicholas’ expertise covers the social infrastructure, telecom, energy, water, urban planning, rail, toll road, port and airport sectors.

    Nick was the Project Director for the development of the KentuckyWired project, the first DBFOM broadband PPP in the United States. He is currently leading Macquarie's North American initiatives in bringing the PPP model to mid mile and last mile fiber projects and specialized networks such as public safety communications. These initiatives include projects in Utah, Connecticut and a number of other states and municipalities.

  • Since early 2011, Elisabeth is the Executive Director for Meridiam Infrastructure for their Canadian operations.  Elisabeth was part of the team that closed in the spring of 2014 the successful Waterloo LRT Phase I project.  She has participated in the pursuit of recent Canadian projects including the Edmonton Valley Line LRT project and the Saint John Water Treatment Plant. In early 2012, Elisabeth was involved in closing the NE Anthony Henday project with her partners at Hochtief and ACS.

    Prior to joing Meridiam, Elisabeth worked for SNC-Lavalin Capital where she was involved in a number of projects in Western Canada and she was the lead in closing the SE Stoney Trail Project and also acted as the CEO of the project company.

    Elisabeth also worked for the predecessor of Infrastructure Quebec where she worked on the CHUM project and Montreal Symphony Orchestra projects.

    Elisabeth is a geotechnical engineer by training and holds a MBA and the CFA charter.

  • Don Kasian received his Bachelor of Environmental Studies (1975) and his Master of Architecture (1978) at the University of Manitoba. He is the President and founder of Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd, one of Canada’s largest fully integrated architecture and interior design firms.

    Kasian provides award winning design solutions for education, recreational, public and health care facilities, transportation infrastructure, corporate offices, and hospitality and retail environments. The firm has over 300 team members across four offices in Canada, as well as a presence in Asia and the Middle East.

    Don specializes in programming, concept design and strategic planning. In addition to leading Kasian’s management team, he makes a major contribution to the visioning and conceptual design of Kasian’s projects.

    Don is a Senior Fellow and member of the Design Futures Council Executive Board. He is also a member of the Board of the BCIT Foundation and the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.

  • Michael F. Ledgett has practised law in Ontario for more than forty years. Michael centres his practice on corporate and commercial law including corporate governance and private company M&A. His clients include businesses (domestic and foreign), governments and their agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

    As Co-Chair of the National P3/Infrastructure Group, Michael advises governments and their agencies, as well as private sector developers, operators, lenders and investors on P3 projects in Canada and abroad.

    As Co-Chair of the National Transportation Group, Michael advises governments and their agencies, as well as private sector participants in the air, bus, marine, rail, transit and truck sectors of the transportation industry.

    Michael is Honorary Counsel to the Ontario Public Transit Association and Honorary Counsel to The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC). Michael is a past-member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and Past Chair of the Ontario Chapter of the ICD. Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).

  • Stéphane Mailhot is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc, an independent portfolio management firm dedicated to generating long-term investment returns through investing in core infrastructure assets. Since its creation in 2009, and driven by its team of infrastructure investment specialists with decades of combined experience acquiring, developing, financing, operating and managing infrastructure assets, Axium has established itself as one of Canada's most experienced infrastructure equity investors.

    Stephane oversees the operations of the Firm, is a member of the Firm's Investment Committee, and sits on the Board of the General Partners to each Fund.

    Prior to joining Axium in 2009, he was Vice-President of SNC-Lavalin Investment's division where he was responsible for the evaluation, negotiation and management of investments in infrastructure and public-private partnership projects. Over a 10-year period, he developed extensive experience in analyzing, bidding, acquiring, structuring, financing, building and overseeing the operations of many of SNC-Lavalin's strategic infrastructure investments.

    Before that, he was SNC-Lavalin's Assistant Treasurer where he was in charge of cash management, foreign currency exchange contracts, bank guarantees and documentary credit activities. He also took part of multiple merger & acquisition transactions.

  • Mr. Marasco (Mike) is CEO Plenary Concessions, the company which holds all Plenary project specific companies.  Plenary Group is a market leader in the North American PPP market, having closed more $16 billion in 28 projects since 2005 when the business started.

    Prior to joining Plenary Group, Mike was one of the founders and Vice-President, Partnerships Development & Delivery for Partnerships BC, where during his tenure, Partnerships BC closed more than $4.7 billion in eleven infrastructure projects in health, transportation, advanced education and resource sectors.

    Mike is a Director for a number of private companies, and is a Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships.

    With his 26 years of public sector experience and his 9+ years in the private sector, Mike has a solid understanding of the value proposition that the private sector brings to the development of public infrastructure in North America.

    Mike is a CPA, CMA.

  • Vice President at Large, CCPPP

    Johanne Mullen is a Partner with PwC and the Leader of the Canadian Infrastructure and Project Finance Group.  Johanne has 20 years of experience in the areas of project finance, structured finance, public-private partnerships and financial advisory.  She has a trusted advisor to both the public and private sectors, structuring and placing financing for large projects in the transportation, health and urban infrastructure sectors.  Johanne is a Director of the Institut pour les partenariats public-privé du Québec and a Director of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships.

    Johanne is recognized as a leader in her field having advised on some of Canada’s defining capital projects including the multi-billion dollar financing for Nalcor Energy, the MUHC, the Pan Am Athletes Village, Iqaluit Airport and the City of Saint-John Safe Clean Drinking Water Program.

  • Steve Nackan is President of Aecon’s Concessions Group, and is responsible for Aecon’s Canadian and International infrastructure development and concession management activities. Prior to joining Aecon in 2002, Mr. Nackan worked for the global law firm of White & Case LLP, advising government agencies, banks and industry in the development, implementation and financing of major international infrastructure and P3 projects. Mr. Nackan studied in Boston where he gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School. Mr. Nackan is a member of the Board of Directors for The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and serves on the Infrastructure Advisory Board of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).

  • In October 2013, Rupen Pandya was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of SaskBuilds, a Treasury Board Crown Corporation with the Government of Saskatchewan. Rupen leads a team responsible for advising the Saskatchewan Government on infrastructure priorities and alternative financing solutions for large and complex capital projects.  SaskBuilds is currently managing a portfolio of projects totaling approximately $2 billion.

    Previously, Rupen was the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Labour Market Development Division with the Ministry of the Economy, and the Assistant Deputy Minister for Immigration with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration.  In these senior leadership roles, Rupen was responsible for provincial labour market agreement negotiations as well as developing the province’s immigration and labour market strategies.  Immigration, which accounts for more than 65 per cent of Saskatchewan’s population growth, is central to the province’s long-term growth planning.

    With almost 20 years of public service in Saskatchewan, Rupen has extensive professional experience in infrastructure procurement, advanced policy development and implementation encompassing: labour market policy, post-secondary education, housing, social services and intergovernmental affairs.

    He holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Regina. Rupen was raised in Regina where he resides with his wife Terri and two young daughters.

  • Tim Philpotts is a Partner of EY and is recognized nationally as one of the leading financial advisors on P3 transactions and has performed the lead role on many award winning P3 projects.

    Tim has been involved in infrastructure and P3 work for over 20 years and has advised on over 60 projects with total capital value of over $30 billion that have reached financial close.  Tim has advised on pathfinder projects in many countries including the UK, Canada, Norway and the US.

    Tim has worked extensively on a diverse array of projects, including numerous accommodation, health care, education, and transportation projects and has advised governments, private sector partners and acted as principal on major infrastructure projects.

  • Lou Serafini Jr. joined the Fengate group of companies in 1995 and has served as President since 2002. In this role, Lou has led the transformation of the company from a real estate property management business to an investment management firm. He oversees Fengate’s strategic direction and its investor relations program, and is responsible for the executive management of the company’s operations. Lou is a member of Fengate’s Investment Committee and sits on the Board of the General Partners to each fund.

    In 2000, Lou led the launch of the first fund managed by the Fengate group of companies – a commercial real estate fund focused on southwestern Ontario.  In 2005, Lou formed Fengate Capital Management Ltd., a specialized asset management firm targeting alternative assets. With the launch of Fengate’s first infrastructure fund in 2006, he has successfully led the growth of Fengate from a niche asset manager to one of Canada’s leading alternative asset management firms. 

    Lou is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Public-Private Partnerships, the Board of Directors of Horizon Utilities Corporation and the Hamilton Utilities Corporation, and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University. In 2014, Mr. Serafini was selected as a finalist in Ontario for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ award.

  • Geoff Smith is the CEO of EllisDon, which is a construction and building services company that operates across Canada and internationally, completing approximately $3 billion in annual volume. Over the last ten years, EllisDon has expanded it's capabilities well beyond traditional general contracting into Project Management, Design Responsibilities, Equity and Debt Services, Information Technology, Building Operations and Facilities Management, with a goal of providing clients end to end guaranteed outcomes.  EllisDon participates in every sector of the construction market, from the smallest projects to the very largest.

  • As President and CEO of InstarAGF Asset Management, Mr. Smith brings more than 20 years of unparalleled experience in the investment, operation, acquisition, and financing of public and private infrastructure, real estate, power, and utility businesses. Prior to founding InstarAGF, Gregory was Managing Partner and head of Brookfield Financial’s Global Infrastructure Advisory Group. Gregory was also the President of Macquarie Capital Funds Canada Ltd. where he was responsible for the establishment, growth and operations of Macquarie's unlisted and listed funds business in Canada along with the active management of Macquarie's Canadian assets owned by off-shore funds. Prior to Macquarie, Gregory was Managing Director and Co-Head of RBC Capital Partners - Mezzanine Fund and a Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance.

    Mr. Smith has held various positions on the Board of Directors and acted as an observer/advisor to Board of Directors for several reporting issuers including 407ETR International, AltaLink Management Ltd. and Leisureworld Senior Care GP Inc. as well as private companies such as Sea-to-Sky Highway Investment Limited Partnership and Erie Shores Wind Farm. Mr. Smith currently sits on the advisory boards of Lighthouse Equity Partners, a private equity provider, and Avrio Ventures, an agriculture technology fund. Active in the private equity and venture capital sector since 1994, Gregory previously served for a number of years on the Board of Directors of Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, including as Chair and President.

    Gregory is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator, and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University.

  • Chantal Sorel is Managing Director, Capital. She is responsible for the investment and asset management business capability of SNC-Lavalin, which invests capital in projects and manages the company’s multi-billion dollar portfolio of infrastructure investments.

     

    Previously, Ms. Sorel was Senior Vice-President, Business Development, of SNC-Lavalin’s Infrastructure sector. Until late 2014, she held the position of Vice-President and Project Manager in charge of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Glen Site project.

    Over her career, Ms. Sorel has held numerous management positions, most notably in the areas of project management, strategy, business development and operations management. She has led engineering and construction projects in various sectors (buildings, mining and metallurgy, industrial, railroads and power transmission), and has significant international experience, having traveled extensively for projects and business purposes in Europe, Asia, Australasia, South Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

    Ms. Sorel sits on the Boards of the Institut pour le partenariat public-privé, the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and the Canada-United Arab Emirates Business Council.

    Chantal Sorel has a degree in architecture from Université de Montréal and a Master’s degree in Project Management from Université du Québec à Montréal. She also has a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute and completed the Director Education Program jointly offered by the Institute of Corporate Directors, the McGill Executive Institute and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

  • Anne Stewart Q.C. has acted in major infrastructure projects in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec. She has written and spoken extensively on many legal topics and is active in various professional, community and charitable organizations. She was a member of the Ethics Committee of The Law Society of British Columbia for many years and is a Dame of the Order of St John.

    Anne  has been honoured with many awards, including the 2014 UBC Law Alumni Award of Distinction, “General Corporate Award” by Lexology Client Awards USA and Canada 2013, “Canada’s Top 25 Women Lawyers” by Lexpert magazine in 2012, the 2012 PEAK Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Women in Finance, the 2009 Lexpert Zenith Award for women lawyers in business law, Business in Vancouver’s 2006 Influential Women in Business Award, and the 2006 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the professionals category, presented by the Women’s Executive Network.

    Anne was named in the 2014 Lexpert magazine as one of Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, and was named Best Lawyers’ Vancouver “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Governance Practice 2016 and Project Finance Law, 2015. Anne was recently awarded “Outstanding Leader 2016” by the Women’s Infrastructure Network. She is also recognized as a leading lawyer in many other publications.

  • As the President of IBI Group and member of the Board of Directors, David Thom is responsible for providing executive leadership to IBI with a particular focus on managing and leading the firm’s multidisciplinary teams of professionals. He is also the lead author of the firm’s Strategic Plan and leads major strategic growth efforts for our global practice.

    He specializes in the planning and design of complex projects that integrate planning, architecture, and transportation. He has had senior responsibility for many major urban development projects across Canada, in the USA and internationally including public/private partnerships and private finance initiatives. Mr. Thom’s approach to P3 projects is to align the site planning, building architecture with the client’s functional requirements to create civic identity, promote community linkages  and integrate innovative design and best practice.

    David joined the firm in 1975 after graduating from the architecture program at the University of Toronto, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).

  • Murray Totland serves as the City Manager for the City of Saskatoon – Saskatchewan’s largest city, and one of Canada’s fastest growing cities.

    Murray joined the City of Saskatoon in 1982, and has held increasingly senior positions within the corporation. In 2004, he was selected as General Manager of the Utility Services Department where one of his goals was to change the organizational culture to be more accountable, responsive, and adaptive.  In 2006, he was appointed the General Manager of the Infrastructure Services Department where he adapted the change strategy to meet the requirements of this large, diverse department.  In these capacities, Murray was responsible for delivering critical, multi-million dollar infrastructure projects, including the $300 million Circle Drive South project and the City’s Civic Operations Centre being delivered as Saskatchewan’s first P3 project.

    Appointed to the position of City Manager in 2009, Murray’s leadership through a solid long-term vision for the future of Saskatoon, has guided the City’s teams’ to seek out new collaborative, responsive, and innovative ways of providing civic services, and finding those 21st Century solutions that make Saskatoon such a highly desirable and sustainable city – one with a great quality of life.

    Murray leads a dedicated and committed civic administration that invests in what matters most to citizens.  Investing with fiscal prudence, the City has been able to maintain its Standard & Poor’s AAA/Stable credit rating since 1989.  With the goal of being the best managed city in Canada and building on the City’s culture of Continuous Improvement, Murray is committed to the highest standards of performance, and achieving City Council priorities and the Corporate Strategic Goals.

    Murray holds a degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Saskatchewan.

Conseil d’administration

Constitués de membres issus de l’ensemble du Canada, le conseil d’administration et le comité de direction supervisent les activités du CCPPP. Voici la liste des membres du conseil d’administration en 2016-2017.

  • John ManleyPrésident honoraire, CCPPP

    The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C., is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada, representing the CEOs and entrepreneurs of 150 leading Canadian companies. A former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, he was first elected to Parliament in 1988, and served four terms. From 1993 to 2003 he served in Cabinet consecutively as Minister of Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Finance. As Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, he led the government’s response to the 9/11 attacks, ultimately serving as counterpart to Governor Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.  Since leaving government in 2004, Mr. Manley has continued to be active in public policy, currently as chair of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and the Canadian Branch of the Trilateral Commission, and as a member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution and the Wilson Center Global Advisory Council. An Officer of the Order of Canada, he is Chair of CIBC, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions, and also serves on the boards of other publicly traded companies. Prior to entering politics, Mr. Manley practiced law, having graduated as gold medalist in common law at the University of Ottawa and serving as law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada. He is the recipient of six honorary doctorates.

  • Président du conseil, CCPPP

    Mark Bain is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure and project finance lawyers. He has acted on over 70 major public-private partnership (PPP) and alternative financing and procurement (AFP) transactions.

    Mark has represented all of the principal parties to such transactions, including sponsors, equity investors, lenders, arrangers and underwriters, contractors, service providers and public authorities.

    Recent mandates include the Saint John Water, Stanton Hospital, Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link, Stoney CNG Bus Storage and Transit Facility, Calgary Southwest Ring Road, Downtown Toronto Bus Terminal, Finch West LRT, Highway 427 Extension, Ottawa LRT and Regina Wastewater projects.

    Mark is the head of Torys’ Public-Private Partnerships practice, and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy practice.  He is Chair of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, and Chair of the International Project Finance Association (Canada Branch).

  • Denis Bourassa est associé et co-chef de la direction de la Corporation Financière Stonebridge.

    Denis compte 32 ans d’expérience dans le domaine des prêts commerciaux et aux entreprises, acquise dans le secteur bancaire canadien et dans les placements privés.

    Denis possède une expérience étendue dans le secteur de l’énergie, notamment en hydroélectricité, cogénération au gaz, biomasse et biogaz, et énergie éolienne. Sa vaste expérience financière s’étend à de nombreux projets d’infrastructures : hôpitaux et établissements de soins de longue durée, universités et écoles, eau et traitement des eaux usées, autoroutes, gestion des déchets (y compris le compostage), bon nombre d’entre eux ayant été mis en œuvre par des partenariats publics-privés.

    Denis est diplômé de l’Université Laval où il a obtenu un baccalauréat en sciences économiques en 1979 ainsi qu’une maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) en 1981. Il est actuellement membre de l’Association des MBA du Québec (AMBAQ).

  • Ehren Cory is President and CEO of Infrastructure Ontario (IO). He was appointed CEO in February 2017. In this role, he works closely with his Executive team and with partners in both the public and private sectors to build, manage, finance and enhance the value of the Province’s assets.

    Ehren was previously the President of IO’s Project Delivery Division. He and his team led the tendering and construction oversight for all major infrastructure projects undertaken by the Province, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery.

    He initially joined the organization in 2012, as Executive Vice-President of Transaction Structuring. In this role, he was responsible for ensuring the that all transactions undertaken by IO were designed to optimize market participation and deliver maximum value for taxpayers, through fair, open, and transparent procurement processes.

    Prior to joining IO, Ehren worked for 15 years as a management consultant, as a partner at McKinsey & Company. Ehren served as a leader in the Public Sector and Capital Projects groups, working with energy, and mining clients in both the public and private sectors on issues including operating strategy, project execution, risk management, and operations transformation.

  • Jack Davis est un professionnel de renommée nationale qui bénéficie du respect de nombreux chefs d’entreprise, hauts représentants élus et fonctionnaires. Sa carrière distinguée témoigne de son aptitude à diriger des organisations de grande taille et à gérer des questions de ressources humaines complexes, à travailler avec des intervenants ayant des intérêts divergeants, ainsi qu’à élaborer et à mettre en œuvre des initiatives et des programmes stratégiques progressistes. Il est reconnu pour l’importance qu’il accorde à l’innovation, à l’esprit d’équipe et à des normes de rendement élevées.

    Depuis 2008, Jack est président du conseil de CEO.Mobile Inc. et sa spécialité consiste à conseiller des PDG et des sociétés en matière de stratégie. Il possède une longue expérience du leadership dans les soins de la santé et le secteur public, puisqu’il a été président-directeur général de Calgary Health Region pendant plus de huit ans et sous-ministre de cinq ministères albertains sur une période de dix ans.

    Jack siège actuellement à un certain nombre de conseils d’administration, y compris ceux de Teranet Inc., de CBI Health Group, de LifeLabs Inc., du Conseil canadien pour les partenariats public-privé et du Banff Centre, il préside le conseil d’administration de la Sinneave Family Foundation et fait partie du comité de sélection du programme de mentorat de La Fondation Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau.

  • Amanda Farrell est présidente-directrice générale de Partnerships BC. Son travail consiste à diriger les efforts de l’entreprise pour améliorer le service à la clientèle et la recherche de clients, et à consolider les relations avec les fournisseurs de services et les clients actuels et futurs. Elle dirige également le projet de transport en commun rapide Evergreen.

    Amanda s’est jointe à Partnerships BC en novembre 2004 et y a tenu des postes dans un certain nombre de secteurs. Jusqu’à tout récemment, elle était vice-présidente des projets et s’occupait de conseiller et de soutenir les clients en matière de planification, d’approvisionnement et de gestion des contrats pour l’élaboration de grands projets d’infrastructure publique.

    Avant de joindre les rangs de Partnerships BC, Amanda a acquis une vaste expérience en politique publique et en exploitation au Royaume-Uni.

    Amanda est titulaire d’un baccalauréat ès sciences de l’Université de Reading et a effectué des travaux de recherche au troisième cycle à l’Université de Bath.

  • Trésorier, CCPPP

    Nicholas codirige l’équipe consultative nord-américaine de Macquarie en matière de PPP et d’infrastructure publique. En tant que directeur général principal de Macquarie, il participe à toutes les activités de l’entreprise dans ces domaines. Il a acquis une vaste expérience en élaboration et en financement de grands projets d’infrastructure dans de nombreux pays, aussi bien dans le secteur public que le secteur privé. Ses compétences englobent l’infrastructure sociale, les télécommunications, l’énergie, l’eau, l’urbanisme, les réseaux ferroviaires, les autoroutes à péage, les ports et les aéroports.

  • Since early 2011, Elisabeth is the Executive Director for Meridiam Infrastructure for their Canadian operations.  Elisabeth was part of the team that closed in the spring of 2014 the successful Waterloo LRT Phase I project.  She has participated in the pursuit of recent Canadian projects including the Edmonton Valley Line LRT project and the Saint John Water Treatment Plant. In early 2012, Elisabeth was involved in closing the NE Anthony Henday project with her partners at Hochtief and ACS.

    Prior to joing Meridiam, Elisabeth worked for SNC-Lavalin Capital where she was involved in a number of projects in Western Canada and she was the lead in closing the SE Stoney Trail Project and also acted as the CEO of the project company.

    Elisabeth also worked for the predecessor of Infrastructure Quebec where she worked on the CHUM project and Montreal Symphony Orchestra projects.

    Elisabeth is a geotechnical engineer by training and holds a MBA and the CFA charter.

  • Don Kasian est titulaire d’un baccalauréat en études environnementales (1975) et d’une maîtrise en architecture (1978) de l’Université du Manitoba. Il est président et fondateur de Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd., une des plus importantes sociétés entièrement intégrées d’architecture et de conception d’espaces intérieurs au Canada.

    L’entreprise offre des solutions conceptuelles primées dans les secteurs de l’éducation, des loisirs, de la santé publique et des soins de la santé, pour l’infrastructure des transports, pour des bureaux d’entreprise et dans les milieux de l’accueil et du commerce de détail. Elle regroupe un personnel de plus de 300 membres dans quatre bureaux au Canada, et maintient une présence en Asie et au Moyen-Orient.

    Don se spécialise dans la programmation, la conception et la planification stratégique. En plus de diriger l’équipe de gestion de Kasian, il participe dans une large mesure à la visualisation et à la conception des projets de l’entreprise.

    Don est fellow éminent et membre du comité de direction du Design Futures Council. De plus, il siège au conseil d’administration de la BCIT Foundation et de la St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.

  • Associé, Groupe Infrastructure et projets, McCarthy Tétrault s.r.l.

    Michael F. Ledgett has practised law in Ontario for more than forty years. Michael centres his practice on corporate and commercial law including corporate governance and private company M&A. His clients include businesses (domestic and foreign), governments and their agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

    As Co-Chair of the National P3/Infrastructure Group, Michael advises governments and their agencies, as well as private sector developers, operators, lenders and investors on P3 projects in Canada and abroad.

    As Co-Chair of the National Transportation Group, Michael advises governments and their agencies, as well as private sector participants in the air, bus, marine, rail, transit and truck sectors of the transportation industry.

    Michael is Honorary Counsel to the Ontario Public Transit Association and Honorary Counsel to The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC). Michael is a past-member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and Past Chair of the Ontario Chapter of the ICD. Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).

  • Stéphane Mailhot est président et directeur de l’exploitation de Axium Infrastructure Inc., société indépendante de gestion de portefeuilles qui se spécialise dans la production de revenus grâce à l’investissement à long terme dans l’infrastructure essentielle. Depuis sa création, en 2009, et sous l’impulsion d’une équipe de spécialistes en investissements d’infrastructure qui possèdent ensemble plusieurs décennies d’expérience en acquisition, en aménagement, en financement, en exploitation et en gestion de biens d’infrastructure, Axium s’est imposée comme l’un des investisseurs canadiens les plus chevronnés dans ce domaine.

    Stéphane supervise les activités de la société, est membre du comité de placements et siège au conseil d’administration des associés.

    Avant de se joindre à Axium, en 2009, il était vice-président de la division Investissement de SNC-Lavalin, où il était responsable de l’évaluation, de la négociation et de la gestion des investissements dans les projets d’infrastructure et les partenariats public-privé. Sur une période de dix ans, il a acquis une profonde expérience en analyse, soumission, acquisition, structuration, financement, construction et supervision des activités dans le cadre des nombreux investissements stratégiques de SNC-Lavalin dans l’infrastructure.

    Auparavant, il occupait le poste de trésorier adjoint de SNC-Lavalin et ses responsabilités comprenaient la gestion de l’encaisse, les contrats relatifs au change des devises étrangères, les garanties bancaires et le crédit documentaire. Il a aussi pris part à plusieurs transactions de fusion et d’acquisition.

  • Michael (Mike) Marasco est chef de la direction de Plenary Concessions, société qui détient toutes les entreprises gérant les projets de Plenary Group. À ce titre, il est responsable de l’élaboration des projets, de leur exécution et de la gestion des biens qui se rattachent aux activités de Plenary Group en Amérique du Nord. Plenary Group est un leader sur le marché nord-américain des PPP et a mené à bien 24 projets d’une valeur de plus de 12 milliards de dollars depuis sa création, en 2005.

    Avant de se joindre à Plenary Group, Mike a été l’un des fondateurs et vice-président, Création et exécution de partenariats à Partnerships BC, où il a participé à la réalisation de 11 projets d’infrastructure de plus de 4,7 milliards de dollars dans les secteurs de la santé, du transport, de l’enseignement postsecondaire et des ressources.

    Mike est administrateur d’un certain nombre d’entreprises privées.

    Grâce à ses 26 années d’expérience dans le secteur public et à plus de neuf ans de carrière dans le secteur privé, Mike possède de solides connaissances sur la proposition de valeur qui se rattache au secteur privé dans le développement de l’infrastructure publique en Amérique du Nord.

    Mike est comptable professionnel agréé (CPA) et comptable en management accrédité (CMA).

  • Johanne Mullen est associée à PwC et chef du groupe Infrastructures et financement de projets. Elle possède 20 ans d’expérience dans les domaines du financement de projets, du financement structuré, des partenariats public-privé et de la consultation financière. Conseillère de confiance auprès des secteurs public et privé, elle structure et met en œuvre le financement de grands projets dans les secteurs du transport, de la santé et de l’infrastructure urbaine. Elle siège au conseil d’administration de l’Institut pour le partenariat public-privé du Québec et à celui du Conseil canadien pour les partenariats public-privé.

    Johanne est reconnue comme un chef de file dans son domaine et a collaboré à certains des projets d’immobilisations les plus remarquables au Canada, notamment celui de Nalcor Energy, initiative de plusieurs milliards de dollars, le Centre universitaire de santé McGill, le Village des athlètes panaméricains/parapanaméricains, l’aéroport d’Iqaluit et le projet Eau potable saine et propre de la Ville de Saint John.

  • En tant que président de Aecon Concessions, Steve Nackan est responsable des activités canadiennes et internationales de développement de l’infrastructure et de gestion des concessions du Groupe Aecon. Avant de se joindre à Aecon, en 2002, Steve travaillait pour le cabinet d’avocats international White & Case s.r.l. et conseillait des organismes gouvernementaux, des banques et des entreprises en matière d’élaboration, de mise en œuvre et de financement de projets d’infrastructure d’envergure internationale et de grands projets de PPP. Il a étudié à Boston, où il a obtenu un baccalauréat ès arts en psychologie de l’Université Brandeis et un doctorat en jurisprudence du Boston College Law School. Il est membre du conseil d’administration du Conseil canadien pour les partenariats public-privé et siège au Comité consultatif sur l’infrastructure du ministère des Affaires étrangères, du Commerce et du Développement.

  • En octobre 2013, Rupen Pandya a été nommé président-directeur général de SaskBuilds, société d’État du Conseil du Trésor, au gouvernement de la Saskatchewan. Il dirige une équipe chargée de conseiller le gouvernement de la Saskatchewan en matière de priorités d’infrastructure et de diversification des solutions de financement pour des projets d’immobilisations vastes et complexes. SaskBuilds gère actuellement un portefeuille de projets totalisant environ 2 milliards de dollars.

    Auparavant, Rupen a été sous-ministre adjoint à la Division du développement du marché du travail au ministère de l’Économie, et sous-ministre adjoint à l’Immigration au ministère de l’Enseignement postsecondaire, de l’Emploi et de l’Immigration. Lorsqu’il occupait ces postes de direction supérieure, il était responsable de la négociation provinciale des ententes relatives au marché du travail, ainsi que de l’élaboration des stratégies de la province pour l’immigration et le marché du travail. L’immigration, qui compte pour plus de 65 % de la croissance démographique de la Saskatchewan, est l’élément central de la planification de la croissance à long terme de la province.

    Au cours de près de 20 ans de carrière dans la fonction publique de la Saskatchewan, Rupen a acquis une vaste expérience de l’approvisionnement relatif aux infrastructures, de l’élaboration de politiques avancées et de la mise en œuvre relativement aux politiques du marché du travail, à l’enseignement postsecondaire, au logement, aux services sociaux et aux affaires intergouvernementales.

    Rupen est titulaire d’un baccalauréat et d’une maîtrise ès arts de l’Université de Regina.

  • Tim Philpotts est associé à la société EY. Il est considéré à l’échelle nationale comme un conseiller financier prépondérant en matière de transactions de PPP et a tenu le rôle principal dans un grand nombre de projets PPP primés.

    Tim travaille dans le domaine de l’infrastructure et des PPP depuis plus de 20 ans et a collaboré à plus de 60 projets d’une valeur en capital totalisant plus de 30 milliards de dollars à la clôture annuelle des comptes. Il a participé à des projets phares dans de nombreux pays, y compris le Canada, le Royaume-Uni, la Norvège et les États-Unis.

    Ses activités ont englobé un large éventail de projets, notamment dans les domaines du logement, des soins de la santé, de l’éducation et du transport. Tim a également conseillé des gouvernements et des partenaires du secteur privé, et a travaillé à titre de mandant dans le cadre de grands projets d’infrastructure.

  • Lou Serafini Jr. s’est joint à la société Fengate Capital Management en 1995 et en est le président-directeur général depuis 2002.

    À ce titre, Lou a dirigé la transformation de cette entreprise de gestion de propriétés immobilières en une société de gestion d’investissements. Il supervise l’orientation stratégique de Fengate Capital et son programme de relations avec les investisseurs, est membre du comité d’investissement et siège au conseil d’administration formé par les associés commandités de chaque fonds. Sous sa direction, Fengate a connu une expansion rapide et régulière. En 2006, elle gérait des capitaux totalisant 293 millions de dollars. En 2010, ce chiffre atteignait 700 millions de dollars. Aujourd’hui, Fengate administre 14 fonds d’investissement qui représentent un capital sous gestion de 2.2 milliards de dollars.

    Lou est membre des conseils d’administration du Conseil canadien pour les partenariats public-privé, de Horizon Utilities Corporation et de Hamilton Utilities, et fait partie de la Young Presidents Organization. Il est titulaire d’un baccalauréat en commerce spécialisé en finances et d’une maîtrise en administration des affaires de l’Université McMaster. En 2014, il a été au nombre des finalistes pour le Prix de l’entrepreneur de l’année Ernst & Young en Ontario. Depuis 2007, Fengate figure au palmarès des sociétés les mieux gérées au Canada.

  • Geoff Smith est directeur général de EllisDon, entreprise de construction et de services d’immeubles qui mène ses activités dans l’ensemble du Canada et à l’étranger, et qui maintient un volume d’affaires annuel d’environ 3 milliards de dollars. Au cours des dix dernières années, EllisDon est allée bien au-delà des services conventionnels en élargissant ses capacités dans les domaines de la gestion de projets, de la conception, des services de valeur nette et de dette, de la technologie de l’information, de l’exploitation d’immeubles et de la gestion d’installations, dans le but de fournir à sa clientèle des résultats garantis de bout en bout. EllisDon est active dans chaque secteur du marché de la construction et s’intéresse aux petits projets comme aux très grands.

  • As President and CEO of InstarAGF Asset Management, Mr. Smith brings more than 20 years of unparalleled experience in the investment, operation, acquisition, and financing of public and private infrastructure, real estate, power, and utility businesses. Prior to founding InstarAGF, Gregory was Managing Partner and head of Brookfield Financial’s Global Infrastructure Advisory Group. Gregory was also the President of Macquarie Capital Funds Canada Ltd. where he was responsible for the establishment, growth and operations of Macquarie's unlisted and listed funds business in Canada along with the active management of Macquarie's Canadian assets owned by off-shore funds. Prior to Macquarie, Gregory was Managing Director and Co-Head of RBC Capital Partners - Mezzanine Fund and a Managing Director at Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance.

    Mr. Smith has held various positions on the Board of Directors and acted as an observer/advisor to Board of Directors for several reporting issuers including 407ETR International, AltaLink Management Ltd. and Leisureworld Senior Care GP Inc. as well as private companies such as Sea-to-Sky Highway Investment Limited Partnership and Erie Shores Wind Farm. Mr. Smith currently sits on the advisory boards of Lighthouse Equity Partners, a private equity provider, and Avrio Ventures, an agriculture technology fund. Active in the private equity and venture capital sector since 1994, Gregory previously served for a number of years on the Board of Directors of Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, including as Chair and President.

    Gregory is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator, and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University.

  • Chantal Sorel occupe le poste de directrice générale, Capital. Elle est responsable de la capacité d'investissement et la gestion des actifs SNC-Lavalin, qui consiste à investir des capitaux dans des projets et gérer le portefeuille d’investissements d’infrastructure de plusieurs milliards de dollars de l’entreprise.

    Mme Sorel était auparavant vice-présidente principale, Développement des affaires du secteur Infrastructures de SNC-Lavalin. Jusqu’à la fin de 2014, elle a assumé les fonctions de vice-présidente et gestionnaire de projet responsable du projet du site Glen du Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM).

    Au cours de sa carrière, Mme Sorel a occupé de nombreux postes de gestion, principalement dans les domaines de la gestion de projet, de la stratégie, du développement des affaires et de la gestion des opérations. Elle a dirigé des projets d’ingénierie et de construction dans divers secteurs (bâtiments, mines et métallurgie, ingénierie industrielle, transport ferroviaire et transport d’électricité) et possède une vaste expérience à l’échelle internationale, ayant grandement voyagé dans le cadre de projets et à des fins commerciales en Europe, en Asie, en Australasie, en Afrique du Sud, au Moyen-Orient et en Amérique latine.

    Mme Sorel siège aux conseils de l’Institut pour le partenariat public-privé, du Conseil canadien pour les partenariats public-privé ainsi qu’au Conseil d’affaires Canada - Émirats Arabes Unis.

    Chantal Sorel possède un baccalauréat en architecture de l’Université de Montréal et une maîtrise en gestion de projet de l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Elle est également titulaire de la certification Project Management Professional du PMI et a terminé le Programme de perfectionnement des administrateurs offert conjointement par l’Institut des administrateurs de sociétés, l’Institut des cadres de McGill et la Rotman School of Management de l’Université de Toronto.

  • Anne M. Stewart est associée principale au bureau de Vancouver de Blake, Cassels & Graydon s.r.l. Elle participe à d’importants projets, notamment dans la structuration et la réorganisation d’entreprise, les fusions, acquisitions et désinvestissements, les financements de grande envergure et les marchés commerciaux.

    Anne a collaboré à de vastes projets d’infrastructure en Colombie-Britannique, en Alberta, en Saskatchewan, en Ontario et au Québec, notamment l’autoroute Sea to Sky (C.-B.), Canada Line (C.-B.), Golden Ears Bridge (C.-B.), Port Mann Highway 1 (C.-B.), le Surrey Memorial Hospital (C.-B.), le projet de logement Single Room Occupancy Housing (C.-B.), le projet de remplacement de la centrale John Hart (C.-B.), les projets Stoney Trails (Calgary Ring Road) (Alberta), les projets des écoles de l’Alberta (Alberta), l’autoroute A25 (Québec), l’Hôpital de Sault-Sainte-Marie (Ontario), l’Hôpital Royal Victoria (Ontario), le Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale (Ontario) et de nombreuses autres initiatives en Ontario.

    Anne est l’auteure de nombreux ouvrages et a donné plusieurs conférences sur différents sujets dans son domaine au Canada et au Texas. Elle fait aussi partie de plusieurs organisations caritatives, professionnelles et communautaires. Elle a été membre du Comité d’éthique de la Law Society of British Columbia pendant de nombreuses années et elle est Dame de l’ordre de Saint-Jean. Elle prend une part active au travail de la Minerva Foundation for BC Women.

    Anne a reçu un grand nombre de prix, notamment le prix de distinction UBC Law Alumni de 2014, le prix General Corporate Award de Lexology Client Choice Awards États-Unis et Canada 2013, le prix Canada’s Top 25 Women Lawyers du magazine Lexpert en 2012, le prix PEAK 2012 de l’Association of Women in Finance pour sa carrière exceptionnelle, le prix Zenith de Lexpert pour les avocates en droit des affaires en 2009, le prix Influential Women in Business décerné par Business in Vancouver en 2006 et le prix Top 100 : les Canadiennes les plus influentes de 2006 dans la catégorie des professionnelles, présenté par le Réseau des femmes exécutives. Anne a été reconnue par le magazine Lexpert parmi les avocats prépondérants du Canada dans le domaine de l’infrastructure en 2014. En 2013 et 2016, elle a été nommée avocate de l’année par Best Lawyers dans la catégorie gouvernance d’entreprise à Vancouver. De plus, elle est reconnue comme une avocate prépondérante dans un grand nombre d’autres publications.

  • As the President of IBI Group and member of the Board of Directors, David Thom is responsible for providing executive leadership to IBI with a particular focus on managing and leading the firm’s multidisciplinary teams of professionals. He is also the lead author of the firm’s Strategic Plan and leads major strategic growth efforts for our global practice.

    He specializes in the planning and design of complex projects that integrate planning, architecture, and transportation. He has had senior responsibility for many major urban development projects across Canada, in the USA and internationally including public/private partnerships and private finance initiatives. Mr. Thom’s approach to P3 projects is to align the site planning, building architecture with the client’s functional requirements to create civic identity, promote community linkages  and integrate innovative design and best practice.

    David joined the firm in 1975 after graduating from the architecture program at the University of Toronto, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).

  • Murray Totland est directeur municipal à Saskatoon, la plus grande ville de Saskatchewan et celle qui connaît la croissance la plus rapide.

    Murray a commencé à travailler à la Ville en 1982 et y a occupé des postes de responsabilité croissante. En 2004, il a été nommé directeur général aux Services publics, et l’un de ses objectifs était de changer la culture organisationnelle pour la rendre plus responsable, réceptive et adaptative. En 2006, il est passé aux Services d’infrastructure et a adapté sa stratégie de changement en fonction des besoins de cette division vaste et diversifiée. À ces deux postes, il a réalisé des projets d’infrastructure critiques de plusieurs millions de dollars, y compris le projet Circle Drive South de 300 millions de dollars et celui du Civic Operations Centre, qui a été le premier projet de PPP mené en Saskatchewan.

    En janvier 2009, Murray a été promu au poste de directeur municipal. Le slogan de la ville porte sur la recherche de l’excellence et sur l’engagement à maintenir les avantages particuliers de Saskatoon, et c’est en s’appuyant sur ce principe que Murray dirige toutes les initiatives de la Ville. Dans cette optique, il s’agit notamment de fournir le meilleur service possible pour que tous les résidents bénéficient d’une communauté sécuritaire, propre et prospère.

    Murray est titulaire d’un diplôme en génie civil et d’une maîtrise en administration des affaires de l’Université de la Saskatchewan.