Board of Directors

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Our Board of Directors for Build Toronto represent a diverse group of public and private sector partners who provide experienced insight and support.

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Dino Chiesa
Chair
Dino Chiesa is the current Chair of the Toronto Realty Agency.  His work experiences include CEO of both the Ontario Housing Corporation and the Ontario Mortgage Corporation and the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affaris and Housing.  Dino has served on many boards, including as the Chair of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), as the Vice Chair of the Toronto Lands Corporation, and - currently - as the Chair of the Sienna Senior Living Board.

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Councillor David Shiner
Vice Chair
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Councillor Ana Bailão
Director
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Jane Beatty
Director
A retired corporate lawyer, Jane brings extensive and varied work experience with boards as General Counsel and Secretary to HOOPP, CPP Investment Board, and MCAP; and as legal counsel for investments with Ontario Teachers'; and in private legal practice at Osler. Jane has also served on several non-profit boards. She holds a Master of Laws in Securities Law and has completed the Directors Education Program offered by the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Business.

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Ron Carinci
Director
Ron Carinci is Chief Operating Officer of the Urbacon Group of Companies which constructs and develops major commercial, industrial, infrastructure, and public sector projects, data centres and critical facilities. He has a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and previously practiced real estate, corporate and commercial law for 15 years.  Ron is a board member of the Jays Care Foundation which creates lasting social change for children and youth in marginalized communities across Canada.

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Councillor Justin Di Ciano
Director
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Dennis Fotinos
Director
Dennis Fotinos is a performance driven thought leader with notable turnaround management achievements and leadership success in engaging and developing talent to drive strategy and profitable growth.  He initiated and led the corporate reorganization that created Enwave and then led the transformation of the company into an industry leader.  Notably, he developed the Deep Lake Water Cooling system and established the commercial strategy that brought the company's capabilities to market.

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Sandra Levy
Director
Sandra Levy joined First Capital Realty Inc. as Vice President, People and Corporate Affairs in 2015. First Capital Realty is one of Canada's leading real estate owners and developers of urban shopping centres. Ms. Levy was previously a senior executive with Ply Gem Canada and Magna International. Ms. Levy has sat on a number of corporate and volunteer boards. She has over 18 years of experience in legal and human resources roles. She holds an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Marcie Zajdeman
Director
Marcie Zajdeman has an LL.B. and J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993. After six years of private practice in large national and international law firms, she joined the energy industry in the late 1990s, first with Ontario Hydro and then with Hydro One. In her latter roles, Marcie specialized in real estate and secondary land use, Aboriginal law and relations, and large project siting. Most recently, she worked as VP, Legal and Regulatory, at Brookfield. Marcie now works as an Energy Lawyer, Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School.

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