• 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.

    Chris and his team lead the procurement and manage the commercial aspects of construction for all major capital projects undertaken by the Province using IO's made-in-Ontario delivery model, Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP). IO is expanding his previous responsibilities leading the Civil team to include leadership of the Social Infrastructure group, involving the delivery of major buildings including hospitals, courthouses, educational and correctional facilities.

    Chris has almost 40 years' experience working in the transportation field working on a wide range of major civil engineering projects. Since coming to IO in 2014, he led the Highways team and the Civil Roads and Transit group. Project initiatives include the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway in Windsor and the Highway 407 Extensions for MTO along with the Metrolinx LRT projects and the Go Regional Express Rail Electrification.

    His experience prior to IO over the past 20 years includes consulting work for private sector P3 project delivery and advising major government agencies in alternative delivery. Chris played a major role delivering major P3 highways in New Brunswick, the first Highway 407 expansion in Ontario and the Edmonton Anthony Henday Ring Road. As a P3 advisor, Chris worked with York Region on the Viva BRT and the Province of Manitoba on the CentrePort Canada Way project.

    Chris is a Professional Engineer in licensed Ontario and is trained in Value Engineering.

    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.

    Jennifer Quinn leads the Strategy and Asset Optimization division at Infrastructure Ontario. In this capacity, she has responsibility for the development of IO's corporate strategy, generation of ideas and opportunities related to the modernization of Ontario's public assets, execution of commercial projects and internal and external communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement activities. Since joining Infrastructure Ontario (IO) in 2013, she has held progressive roles within the organization including leading the Transaction Finance and Commercial Projects teams.

    Prior to joining IO, Jennifer spent nearly 10 years at Deloitte where she provided financial and transaction advisory services to public sector clients, primarily on P3 and government service outsourcing projects. She has acted as a strategic advisor to all levels of government in a variety of sectors including health, transportation, government accommodations, education, lottery and gaming, corrections, and government services.

    Jennifer is a community member of the board of the Toronto Lands Corporation and has previous board experience serving with Women's College Hospital, Pride at Work Canada, and Casey House.

    A 25-year Commercial Real Estate professional, Toni leads the planning, transactions and overall management of the Province of Ontario's 46 M sq.ft and 150 thousand acre Realty Portfolio. Toni was a key member of the Executive Team merging Ontario Realty Corp (ORC) and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) in 2011. Prior to the merger she was SVP, Development and Project Services and VP, Strategic Asset Management at ORC. Before joining the Crown Corporation, Toni was with Oxford Properties as Director of Development. The majority of her Real Estate career was with Cadillac Fairview where Toni held many retail and office property management, business reengineering, national operations and marketing positions culminating as GM TD Centre.

    Toni graduated from the University of Toronto and holds an Honours BPHE and her ICD.D from Rotman's Institute of Corporate Directors. A passionate volunteer and fundraiser for many not-for-profit organizations over the years, Toni is currently serving as Director on the National Board of Habitat for Humanity Canada. She previously served as Chair of the Board for Habitat Toronto, was the First Chair of the largest Canadian Women Build in Toronto and Chair of an inaugural Board for a small Canadian Olympic Athlete's Fund. An active mentor and member for industry associations, Toni is currently serving on the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Board as Co-Chair of the Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) Committee and has held positions on the Board for Toronto CREW, Toronto's Legacy Committee and Toronto CivicAction Committees.

    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.