CCPPP announces new board directors for 2023-2024


CaDCR staff writer

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) has announce its 2023-2024  board of directors.

The 29-person volunteer board, including four new directors, was elected by member organizations at the annual general meeting and first meeting of the new board on Nov. 15.

“We had a number of incredibly talented and respected leaders in Canadian infrastructure nominated for the board this year. We are pleased our new directors are enhancing the Council’s national breadth and areas of expertise” said Johanne Mullen, CCPPP’s chair and partner, PwC. “These directors will play an active role in helping to fulfil the Council’s mission and vision and to deliver value to its members.

“Partnerships are all the more relevant today, as governments at all levels continue to invest heavily in critical infrastructure under budgetary and inflationary pressures. These partnerships will help to strengthen the country’s economy and ensure Canadian communities stay healthy, prosperous and connected.”

New board members:

  • Johanne Mullen, chair of CCPPP’s Board of Directors and Partner, PwC
  • Cory Grandy, vice-chair, CCPPP and vice-chair, CCPPP, and Deputy Minister, Transportation and Infrastructure, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Barbara Carmona Venancio, treasurer, CCPPP and Chief Representative Officer, Caixabank
  • Michael Ledgett, corporate secretary, CCPPP and Partner, Dentons LLP
  • Linda Brown, chair, Communications Committee, CCPPP and Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Derron Bain, managing director, Concert Infrastructure
  • Jillian Beaton, partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Mac Bell, managing director, Infrastructure Investments, Fengate Asset Management
  • Brian Budden, president and CEO, Plenary Americas
  • Sam Chai, President, Kiewit Development
  • Ehren Cory, Chief Executive Officer, Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Niilo Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, First Nations Major Projects Coalition
  • Maxine Ethier, Managing Director, Legal, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Marie Foley, Director, BTY Group
  • Nuria Haltiwanger, chair, ACS Infrastructure and CEO, Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras
  • Eitan Ladizinsky, senior vice-president, Aecon Concessions
  • Adam Laughlin, deputy city manager Integrated Infrastructure Services, City of Edmonton
  • Michael Lindsay, president and Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Louise Panneton, president, P1 Consulting
  • Robert Peraita, vice-president, Alternative Project Delivery, Major Projects, Colas Canada
  • Carlos Planelles, managing director, Infrastructure, North America, ACCIONA Infrastructure
  • Ella Plotkin, partner, Fasken
  • David Pratt, president, PRT Group Inc.
  • Kevin Pringle, executive director, Alternative Capital Financing and Partnerships Office, Alberta Infrastructure, Government of Alberta
  • Grenville Riley, managing director, Graham Capital
  • Derrick M. Toigo, executive director, Transit Expansion Division, City of Toronto
  • Stephanie Vaillancourt, president, Canada, AtkinsRéalis
  • Josh Van Deurzen, partner, Torys LLP
  • Bing Bing Wang, partner, Deloitte Canada

Outgoing board members:

  • Lee Clayton, senior vice-president, PCL Constructors Inc.
  • Vince Lalonde, city manager (retired), City of Surrey, BC
  • Paul Mitcham, city manager and Chief Administrative Officer (retired), City of Mississauga, ON
  • Tim Philpotts, partner, EY Canada
  • David Thom, president of Arcadis IBI Group
  • Kyle Toffan, deputy minister, SaskBuilds and Procurement, Government of Saskatchewan


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.