• Board of Directors

    Christopher Voutsinas has over 25 years of investment management and private equity experience and has worked in major markets around the world. He has led professional teams based in North America, Europe, and Asia from offices in London, New York, and Toronto.

    Mr. Voutsinas is President, Capital Value & Income Corp, a proprietary co-investment and advisory firm that he founded in 2011.

    Mr. Voutsinas has held senior leadership roles at prominent organizations including Deutsche Bank (Managing Director, Global Head of Real Estate Asset Management) and Goldman Sachs (Executive Director, Asset Management). He was also Portfolio Manager of AT&T's joint ventures development portfolio and its headquarters portfolio. 

    Mr. Voutsinas holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business, an M.S. in Real Estate from M.I.T., and a Bachelor of Architecture from McGill University.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a founding board member of Kids Health Links Foundation, and was previously a member of the Ontario Advisory Committee of TELUS, and previously Board Chair of Build Toronto.

    Patrick Sheils is President and Chief Operating Officer of Laurentian Bank Securities. His extensive financial services career has spanned thirty years in Capital Markets, both in Montreal and Toronto. For the past twenty years he has called Toronto home.

    With a background in Debt Markets, Foreign Exchange, and Derivatives, Mr. Sheils is the longest standing member of the Investment Industry Association of Canada's Debt Markets Committee and was recently appointed to the Board of Waterfront Toronto.

    Bilingual, he holds an MSc in International Economics and Banking from the Cardiff Business School in the UK and a BA in Economics from Bishop's University.

    Deb Barrett, a Chartered Professional Accountant, is a corporate director with more than 30 years' experience as a senior financial officer.  She currently also serves on the board of Great-West Lifeco Inc. and the audit committee of The Globe and Mail.  From 2011 until her retirement in 2017, she was the CFO of The Woodbridge Company Limited, a private investment company.

    Bruce retired in 2013 from MMM Group Limited where he practiced engineering and management over a 44-year career. For 10 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-1980s with the Terminal 3 Project at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Following this, the firm was involved in over 50 P3 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 of the University of Waterloo with a BASc. 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, 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.

    Lynn A. Kennedy is a senior real estate executive who has been involved in all facets of real estate investment - acquisitions, dispositions, development, transaction structuring including joint ventures and financing across major product types for a number of public companies and in the private sector.  Ms. Kennedy has served as a Board member and Executive Committee member of Pensionfund Realty Limited, a private corporation, held by a number of pension plans.  Ms. Kennedy also served on a public board, Build Toronto, a corporation whose mandate was to maximize the value of underutilized assets, now CreateTo.

    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.

    Jane Pepino is a senior partner of Aird & Berlis LLP and is founder of the firm's Municipal and Land Use Planning group. For more than 40 years she has provided advice on all aspects of the statutory scheme for planning and land development throughout Ontario, advising governments, landowners and lenders on maximizing the value and utility of land. She has represented provincial, regional and local governments or agencies, large development corporations, small landowners and citizen and special interest groups in front of Councils, Provincial Tribunals and the Courts. Her charitable and pro bono interests include equity and diversity in health care and education, and includes serving as founder of the Ontario Women's Health Council, past Chair of Women's College Hospital and present Vice Chair of Governing Council of the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Chair's Advisory Council of the Urban Land Institute, the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario and an honourary member of Lambda Alpha International, a global land economics society.

    Jane graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1970 and received an LL.M from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971. She has received the OBA Municipal Law Award of Excellence, Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Gold Key and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from The Law Society of Upper Canada. She was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 2000.

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    Annesley Wallace is Senior Vice-President, Pension Services at OMERS responsible for all front-line service to OMERS 500,000 pension plan members and 1,000 employers across Ontario. Prior to joining Pension Services, Annesley was a Managing Director at OMERS Infrastructure responsible for managing investments across energy, transportation and social infrastructure sectors to deliver long-term value for the OMERS pension fund. Annesley holds a Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) degree and a Master of Science (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) degree from Queen's University, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University. She is also a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario.

    Jeff Wesley is a lawyer with the Anderson Law Group with offices in Wallaceburg and Chatham. Before joining the Anderson Law Group Jeff worked at Union Gas for 34 years (he retired in 2018) where he developed and implemented the groundbreaking Indigenous Relations Program in 1999. Jeff personally visited over 80 Indigenous communities developing many successful programs that are still in operation today. Union Gas and Six Nations Natural Gas were awarded the Ontario Aboriginal Partnership Award. As part of the Major Projects Group at Union Gas Jeff was instrumental in achieving timely permits and approvals for large diameter pipe installations with specific accountabilities for municipalities and the Niagara Escarpment Commission. He was a subject matter expert when it came to municipalities and permitting bodies like the Niagara Escarpment Commission and was a recognized problem solver on major projects. As part of his role at Union Gas Jeff was on call 24/7 to mitigate/resolve any appeals that threatened project timing and completion.

    In 2018 Jeff also retired from 24 years as an elected official having served the community of Wallaceburg as Mayor and also as a Councillor in the amalgamated Municipality of Chatham-Kent where asset management and lifecycle funding were key parts of the municipality. As an elected official Jeff served in many leadership roles including Chair of the Public Utilities Commission dealing with water and waste water projects. Jeff was a very active supporter of the community serving as Chair on the local hospital board and the Save Our Sydenham Committee which was instrumental in saving the local hospital. For his work in the community Jeff was honored with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2018 was selected as the Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.

    Jeff has a Honors B.A. from Western University (1980) and a LL.B from the University of Windsor (2007) where he and his daughter (who is also a lawyer) were in law school together and teamed up to win the Hicks Morley Labour Moot.

    Jeff brings a well-rounded understanding of both the private and public sector to the Board.