Committees

Executive Committee

  • Partner, Torys LLP

    Mark Bain is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure and project finance lawyers. He has acted on over 50 major public-private partnership (PPP) and alternative financing and procurement (AFP) transactions.

    Recent mandates include SRO Renewal Initiative (for the successful proponent), Ottawa Light Rail Transit (for the lenders), City of Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade (for the public authority), Windsor Essex Parkway (for the successful proponent) and Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (for the public authority).

    Mark is the head of Torys’ Public-Private Partnerships practice, and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy practice.

  • Chairman, CEO.Mobile Inc.

    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.

  • Partner, PwC

    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.

  • Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital Markets

    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.

  • Partner and National Co-Chair, National Infrastructure/PPP Practice Group, Dentons LLP

    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).

  • CEO, Plenary Concessions

    Mr. Marasco (Mike) is CEO Plenary Concessions, the company which holds all Plenary project specific companies.  In this capacity, Mike is responsible for project development, delivery and asset management for Plenary Group buildings projects in North America.  Plenary Group is a market leader in the North American PPP market, having closed more $12 billion in 24 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.

  • Mark Romoff is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP).  Established in 1993, CCPPP’s mission is to promote innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships with all levels of government.

    Previously, Mark was founding President and CEO of the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Canada’s leading innovation, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship development organization.

    Over his twenty five year career with the government of Canada, Mark served as Executive Director in the Department of Industry and as a senior diplomat in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, serving in Nigeria, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan and the United States.

    He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Canadian Public Television Association (PBS-WNED), the Empire Club of Canada, the i-CANADA  Governors Council; the World Economic Forum “Strategic Infrastructure Initiative” Advisory Committee; and is Vice-Chair of the United Nations  Economic Commission for Europe Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships Governing Council.

    He earned a Bachelor of Science from McGill University, a Masters in Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, and is a graduate of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Senior Executives Program and the Directors Education Program of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the ICD.D (Certified Director) designation. Mark is also a recipient of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. 

Communications and Government Relations Committee

The Communications and Government Relations Committee is comprised of members of the Board of Directors and other CCPPP members. Its mandate is to provide direction and counsel on CCPPP's communications strategy and relations with government stakeholders in Canada and internationally.

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is comprised of members of the Board of Directors and other CCPPP members. It is responsible for selecting the annual recipients of the CCPPP National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3.

Research Committee

The Research Committee is comprised of members of the Board of Directors, other CCPPP members and academics. It is responsible for guiding the direction of CCPPP's research activities.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for annually reviewing and proposing members of the Board of Directors. 

Comités

Comité de direction

  • Associé, Torys S.E.N.C.R.L.

    Mark Bain figure régulièrement parmi les avocats prépondérants du Canada dans le domaine de l’infrastructure et du financement de projets. Il a pris part à plus de 50 transactions importantes de partenariat public-privé (PPP) et de diversification des modes de financement et d’approvisionnement (DMFA).

    Il a récemment travaillé à des projets tels que la SRO Renewal Initiative (pour le promoteur retenu), le Train léger d’Ottawa (pour les bailleurs de fonds), la modernisation de l’usine de traitement des eaux usées de la Ville de Regina (pour l’autorité publique), l’autoroute de Windsor-Essex (pour le promoteur retenu) et le Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (pour l’autorité publique).

    Au cabinet Torys, Mark dirige le secteur d’activités partenariats public-privé et codirige le secteur infrastructure et énergie.

  • Président du conseil, CEO.Mobile Inc.

    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.

  • Associée, PwC

    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.

    secteur d’activités partenariats public-privé et codirige le secteur infrastructure et énergie.

     

  • Directeur général principal, Macquarie Capital Markets

    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.

  • Partner and National Co-Chair, National Infrastructure/PPP Practice Group, Dentons LLP

    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).

  • Chef de la direction, Plenary Concessions

    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).

  • Mark Romoff is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP).  Established in 1993, CCPPP’s mission is to promote innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships with all levels of government.

    Previously, Mark was founding President and CEO of the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Canada’s leading innovation, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship development organization.

    Over his twenty five year career with the government of Canada, Mark served as Executive Director in the Department of Industry and as a senior diplomat in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, serving in Nigeria, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan and the United States.

    He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Canadian Public Television Association (PBS-WNED), the Empire Club of Canada, the i-CANADA  Governors Council; the World Economic Forum “Strategic Infrastructure Initiative” Advisory Committee; and is Vice-Chair of the United Nations  Economic Commission for Europe Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships Governing Council.

    He earned a Bachelor of Science from McGill University, a Masters in Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, and is a graduate of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Senior Executives Program and the Directors Education Program of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the ICD.D (Certified Director) designation. Mark is also a recipient of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. 

Comité des communications et des relations avec le gouvernement

Le Comité des communications et des relations avec le gouvernement se compose de membres du conseil d’administration et d’autres membres du CCPPP. Il a pour mandat de fournir une orientation et des conseils au CCPPP relativement à la stratégie de communication et de relations avec les intervenants du gouvernement, au Canada et à l’étranger.

Comité des prix

Le Comité des prix se compose de membres du conseil d’administration et d’autres membres du CCPPP. Il est chargé de sélectionner chaque année les récipiendaires des prix nationaux d’innovation et d’excellence en matière de PPP qui sont décernés par le CCPPP.

Comité des recherches

Le Comité des recherches se compose de membres du conseil d’administration , d’autres membres du CCPPP et des professeurs. Il est chargé de sélectionner les les activités de recherche du CCPPP.

Comité des candidatures

Le Comité des candidatures est chargé d’examiner et de proposer chaque année les candidatures des membres du conseil d’administration.