• Board of Directors

    Linda D. Robinson

    Chair
    Linda Robinson is a retired partner of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, a leading Canadian law firm, where she was a senior partner in the Corporate group and Chair of Osler's national business law department. Ms. Robinson’s practice consisted principally of large corporate and commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financings, restructurings, regulatory matters and governance for both public and private companies. Her charitable and pro bono interests include teaching practical skills in corporate and commercial law to young lawyers in Southern Africa and an initiative promoting the equality of women lawyers in Nepal. Ms. Robinson has a long standing interest in infrastructure renewal with an MSc in Urban and Regional Planning Studies from the London School of Economics.

    Deb Barrett, CPA ICD.D

    Deb Barrett resides in Toronto. She is the Chief Financial Officer of the Woodbridge Company Limited. Prior to joining Woodbridge in 2004, she held a number of senior financial leadership positions. Ms. Barrett is a trustee of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust where she is a member of the Audit Committee and is the current chair of the Compensation and Governance Committee. She is a member of the audit committee of the Globe and Mail and a board member at Soulpepper Theatre.

    Deb Barrett is a CPA with an HBA from the Ivey School of Business, Western University.

    Bruce Bodden P Eng.

    Bruce retired in 2013 from MMM Group Limited where, he practiced engineering and management over a 44-year career. For ten of his last 12 years at MMM he was President and CEO and for the last two years prior to retiring, served as Chairman.

    During his term as CEO, the Firm expanded rapidly from 450 to 2000 employees with offices throughout Canada and in select international markets.

    The Firm distinguished itself as an early leader in the P3 delivery model, beginning in the mid 80's with the Terminal 3 Project at PIA. Following this, the Firm was involved in over 50 AFP infrastructure projects involving hospitals, airports, highways and bridges throughout Canada and internationally, working for both the private sector delivery team, and frequently for the public sector as process oversight and as independent engineers.

    In the last decade of his career, in addition to leading the firm, he was directly involved in two large scale projects. He headed a consortium of firms that acted as the Program Managers for Waterfront Toronto from its inception in 2002 until 2007, following which he was the senior partner managing a team developing Comprehensive Master Plans for the Holy Cities of Makkah and Madinah.

    A Graduate from the University of Waterloo with a B A Sc. degree, Bruce was recognized in 2010 with an Alumni Achievement Award. He also studied at the Ivey School of Business in the Advanced Management Program. He was Chairman of Consulting Engineers Ontario and a Director of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies, Canada. He currently sits on the Board of Evangel Hall Mission, a charitable organization that, since 1911, has been serving the needs of many of Toronto's most needy citizens.

    Johanne Brossard

    Johanne Brossard, a Corporate Director, is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years in the financial services industry in Canada, Europe and Japan. Her most recent role was President and CEO of Bank West, a subsidiary of Desjardins, from 2013 to 2014 and as Desjardins Senior Vice-President of National Online Banking Development. Prior to that, she served three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of ResMor Trust Company, a federally regulated trust company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc. USA. In 1996 Ms. Brossard joined ING Direct where she served in various senior level positions over a 14 year period in Amsterdam, Japan and France, and served as President and CEO of ING Bank of Canada (ING Direct) from 2003 to 2008.

    Ms. Brossard currently serves on the Board of Directors for Equitable Group/Bank where she is a member of the Corporate Governance and Human Resources & Compensation Committees. In addition, Ms. Brossard serves on the Advisory Board of Ellicom, a subsidiary of College LaSalle in Montreal.

    Inducted in 2007 into Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame, Ms. Brossard received her MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a General Management Certificate from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the ICD.D designation.

    Fully bilingual, Ms. Brossard is a native of Saguenay, Quebec.

    Colleen Campbell

    Colleen Campbell is the Vice Chair of BMO Capital Markets, the Investment and Corporate Banking arm of Bank of Montreal (BMO).

    Ms. Campbell has over 30 years of experience in investment banking and debt capital markets, most recently as global head of Debt Capital Markets for BMO Capital Markets. She is recognized as a leader in the development of the model for infrastructure bond financing in the Canadian market and was named as the top bond investment banker in Canada in the Brendan Wood Journal “Outperformance in the Capital Markets 2006”. Ms. Campbell also played a key role in the restructuring and build out of BMO’s North American leveraged finance business to provide loan and bond underwriting for Canadian and US clients. She has been named as one of the Top 20 Women of the Year by Women’s Post magazine 2010 and is very active in BMO’s efforts to recruit, retain and develop female leaders in the business. She serves as chair of the Endowment Board of Greenwood College School. Ms. Campbell received her Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and has her ICD.D designation from the Rotman School of Business.

    Patrick J. Dillon

    Patrick Dillon is the Business Manager and Secretary Treasurer of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. He has held this position since January 1997. He began his career in the construction industry as an apprentice electrician in 1961 and became a journeyman in 1966. Following 18 years of experience in the construction industry, he was elected Business Manager of Local 105 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). In 1991, he was elected Executive Chairman of the IBEW Construction Council of Ontario. Mr. Dillon was appointed by the Government of Ontario to serve on the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the 2015 Toronto Greater Golden Horseshoe Pan/Parapan American Games Committee, and recently the Appointments Council for the Ontario College of Trades. Appointed by the Federal Minister of Public Safety, Mr. Dillon also sits on the Advisory Board of Correctional Services Canada. He is also a member of the Toronto City Summit Alliance where he joins other civic leaders in addressing the City's issues and challenges moving forward.

    Lawrence Kelly

    Larry Kelly founded the law firm Kelly Santini LLP more than 30 years ago, practicing in corporate, real estate, employment, litigation, estate planning and sports law. Mr. Kelly’s indepth understanding of topics such as debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance helps entrepreneurs, venture capital funds, financial institutions and businesses in technology, real estate and insurance accomplish their business objectives. Mr. Kelly’s professional experience includes serving as a director of several companies, universities and hospitals. He currently serves on the advisory board of the Reilly Institute at Notre Dame University and on the Board of Directors of Sarona Asset Management and Sarona Frontier Markets Fund 1 LP, investment funds that support sustainable energy projects in the third world. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of St. Francis Xavier University. Mr. Kelly is a former director and vice-president of Kelly Funeral Homes Limited and has founded several private companies.

    Gadi Mayman

    As Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Financing Authority (OFA), Gadi Mayman is responsible for the Province’s borrowing and debt management strategy, and its banking and capital markets relationships. He is also CEO of the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation.Prior to joining the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Mr. Mayman worked at the Export Development Corporation in Ottawa and in the International Division of TD Bank. Mr. Mayman is also a board member of the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation and Co-Chair of the Joint Nuclear Funds Investment Committee, a joint OFA and Ontario Power Generation Committee. He received a BASc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto in 1981, and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in 1988.

    Kathy Milsom, P.Eng, ICD.D

    Kathy Milsom is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, and the chair of its Risk Oversight Committee. She is also a director for Thermal Energy International Inc., a director of Infrastructure Ontario, and a director and former chair of the Standards Council of Canada.

    Before focusing on board work, Kathy held executive leadership roles with both private and public sector organizations, including President and CEO of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, President and CEO of the Canada Lands Company Limited, President of Vestar Facility Management, and Director of Vertical Markets and Regional Director of Healthcare Support Services for Johnson Controls World Services, Inc. Recently, she was also a senior fellow of the Canada School of Public Service for their Crown corporation director orientation program. Kathy has served on a variety of other boards, including as the chair of the Advisory Board for Direct Construction Company Limited, a member of the Canadian National Exhibition and a member of its Finance Committee, chair of the Advisory Board, Civil and Mineral Engineering Department, University of Toronto, The Riverdale Hospital (now Bridgepoint Health), its Special Redevelopment Committee and The Rehab Choice.

    Kathy is a professional engineer and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program. She has been honored to receive the 2008 2T5 Meritorious Service Medal Award for Mid-Career Achievement bestowed by the University of Toronto, the 2006 Arbor Award for volunteerism and the Ontario Professional Engineers’ 2004 engineering medal for management.

    Vito Sgro

    Vito Sgro is a Chartered Accountant and a Partner with CBM Chartered Accountants LLP, dealing with all accounting, auditing and general financial issues for the firm's clients. He is a former Auditor and Appeals Officer with the Canada Revenue Agency. He also served on many Boards including the Hamilton Port Authority, where he chaired the Audit Committee. Mr. Sgro is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Along with his CA designation, Mr. Sgro earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1985 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies in 1988, both from the University of Western Ontario.