• Executive Team

    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.

    Kim Ellis, Executive-Vice President, Corporate Services, joined Infrastructure Ontario in 2015 to lead a team of professionals who have the overall accountability on all Human Resources matters within the organization. Together, the Corporate Services team provide the systems, tools, processes and information technology that help IO's people to do their best work every single day.

    Kim brings with her more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources within the technology, healthcare, infrastructure and financial services sectors. She specializes in employee relations, labour relations, training, and employee development. Her most recent experience prior to IO was with SNC-Lavalin as Vice-President, Human Resources.

    A Queen's University graduate, Kim also holds a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation.

    David Ho, Executive Vice President, Procurement and Program Management, joined Infrastructure Ontario in 2010 and has been the head of the procurement and records management function since late 2014.

    In overseeing IO procurement, David leads a team of professionals that executes and provides commercial advice for all procurements conducted by IO and its partners. IO procurements are fully integrated with IO's transaction legal and finance functions, reinforcing IO's position as a global leader among public sector entities in the procurement of large capital infrastructure projects.

    As the head of a recently reconstituted program management office, David also oversees and is responsible for consistency and synergy among the capital project cost estimation, budgeting and financial forecasting, quality, process control, continuous improvement, compliance and governance, reporting and analytics functions across the enterprise.

    Before joining Infrastructure Ontario, David was an associate at Torys LLP, where he practiced in the area of corporate law with an emphasis in private mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure. David holds Bachelor of Science (BScH) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Biology and Economics, respectively, from Queen's University and holds his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business at York University. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and was called to the bar in 2006.

    Michael Lindsay rejoined Infrastructure Ontario as President, Project Delivery, in 2019, bringing his extensive experience supporting a range of innovative public and private partnerships.

    Prior to returning to Infrastructure Ontario in 2019, Michael served as Special Advisor to the Government of Ontario on the upload of the Toronto subway system.

    Michael also previously served as Head of Strategic Partnerships & Government for the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (“IMCO”).

    As the Global Director of Infrastructure Planning & Advisory at Hatch, Michael helped governments create public private partnerships (“P3s”), and helped private investors effectively negotiate the terms and scope of those partnerships.

    From 2014 to 2016, Michael was Senior Vice President of Commercial Projects at Infrastructure Ontario. In that role, he was responsible for commercial transactions related to the financing, development, and divestiture of public assets in Ontario (e.g. land, buildings, services). His team structured P3s related to energy, transit and social infrastructure, and contracted private entities to deliver services through a range of outsourced models.

    Prior to this, Michael was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company, where he was a core leader of the Canadian Public Sector Practice. He helped provincial and federal ministries reduce costs, improve service, and analyze the effectiveness of money spent on economic development and innovation.

    Michael is a graduate of Oxford (MPhil) and Queen's University (BAH).

    A 30-year real estate professional, Toni Rossi leads the Province of Ontario Real Estate Portfolio - one of the largest in Canada - and served as Infrastructure Ontario's (IO) Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Toni was also President of IO's Lending Division and a key member of the Executive Team merging the Ontario Realty Corporation and IO in 2012.

    Prior to joining IO, Toni was with Oxford Properties and Cadillac Fairview. Having her ICD Designation, Toni shares her knowledge and experience with industry and community. She is a Director for Habitat for Humanity Canada. Toni also served as Board Chair for Habitat Toronto, was the first Chair of the largest Canadian Women Build and the inaugural Board Chair for a Canadian Olympic Athlete's Fund, ULI's Women's Leadership Initiative, was Board Director for Toronto CREW, and a member of Toronto's Legacy and Toronto CivicAction committees.

    Toni currently serves on Ryerson's Realty Advisory Board, ULI's Advisory Board, co-chairs the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Realty Committee, co-chaired the 2017 Toronto Real Estate Forum and is Vice-Chair for REALPAC Board.

    Priyal Thakrar, the Executive Vice President, Lending and Chief Financial Officer, joined Infrastructure Ontario in 2019. In this role, he leads the Finance, Risk, Audit, Strategy, Information Technology, Infrastructure Lending and Commercial Projects teams.

    Priyal brings more than 20 years of international experience in finance, strategy and transformation, mainly in the financial services and technology industries. His most recent position was with Scotiabank as Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Transformation with its International Banking Division. He has also held leadership positions at Manulife, Aviva, Canada Life and BMO.

    He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University, an MBA from York University and is a CPA, CMA.

    Eric Tilley, General Counsel, joined Infrastructure Ontario in 2010 and has been leading the Legal Services team since late 2014. As General Counsel he is responsible for all legal affairs and services being delivered at IO. He also leads the Transaction Finance team and the newly formed Dispute Management Office at IO.

    As the head of the transaction structuring and legal teams, Eric leads a team of professionals that advises on strategic matters related to risk allocation, project structuring and market conditions. His team is responsible for providing transaction structuring for all phases of projects and transactions, including structuring, procurement, negotiation, implementation and delivery. Further, through the Dispute Management Office, his team ensures the consistent treatment of disputes as they arise. 

    Eric joined Infrastructure Ontario in 2010 after having practiced commercial real estate law for both McMillan LLP and Goodman and Carr LLP.

    Eric obtained his LLB from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005.