Head of Torys’ Public–Private Partnerships Practice and co-head of the firm’s Infrastructure and Energy Practices. Acted on over 80 major PPP and AFP transactions and other infrastructure transactions in the healthcare, power, telecom, education, justice, gaming, water and wastewater, pipelines, public records and urban redevelopment fields. Has represented sponsors, equity investors, lenders, arrangers and underwriters, contractors, service providers and public authorities. Recent mandates include Barrie Transit, Billy Bishop Airport Terminal, Downtown Toronto Bus Terminal, Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Indianapolis Consolidated Courts, Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link, Ottawa LRT, Regina Bypass, Regina Stadium, Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant, Saint John Drinking Water, Stanton Territorial Hospital, Vancouver SRO social housing, Waterloo LRT, Windsor Essex Parkway and Women’s College Hospital projects. Chair, Canadian Council for Public–Private Partnerships. Canadian Chair, International Project Finance Association. Ontario Bar, 1989. LLM, 2000, Osgoode Hall Law School. LLB, 1987, University of Western Ontario. BA (Honours), 1984, University of Toronto.
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