OUR DIRECTORS

 

T. Richard Turner, ICD.D – Chairman


In addition to his role as Director and Chairman for the Corporation, Mr. Turner also serves as Board Chair and Trustee of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust; Director for WesternOne Inc. (formerly WesternOne Equity Income Fund); Board Chair and Audit Committee Chair of Mainstreet Health Investments Inc.; Director and Audit Committee Chair of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority; and Honorary Consul for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Mr. Turner’s previous Board positions include Trustee for HealthLease Properties REIT; Chair and Director of the Insurance Corporation of BC; Trustee for Sun Gro Horticulture Income Fund; Trustee for Sunrise Senior Living REIT; Chair and Director of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation; Director for the IAT Air Cargo Facilities Income Fund; Governor of the BC Business Council; Chair and Governor of the Vancouver Board of Trade; and Director of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee.  He also serves as Mentor for the Sauder School of Business MBA Mentor Program, and previously for the Women on Board Mentoring Program.

Mr. Turner received HRH Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee Award for public service in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Greg Yuel – Director


Greg Yuel is currently President, CEO and Equity Partner of PIC Investment Group Inc., a private venture capital corporation. Mr. Yuel is responsible for investment identification and management, operational management, growth and profitability for PIC and its subsidiaries which include Round Table Management Ltd., ClearTech Holdings Ltd., Frontline Industrial Solutions, Adventure Destinations and Panther Industries.  Minority investments and partnerships are managed in collaboration with the operating partner.

Mr. Yuel is currently a director Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan Foundation and the Rick Hansen Foundation.  Formerly, he was a director of SPVC Capital Corp., Philom Bios Inc. and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Yuel graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1993.

Stéphane Amine – Director


Mr. Amine has over 20 years of management experience in the European real estate market, and is also the chairman of Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust. Since founding Inovalis SA in 1998, Mr. Amine has helped build Inovalis into one of Western Europe’s leading privately owned real estate investment management companies, with 97 commercial real estate properties under its management in France and Germany which, as at the end of fiscal 2012, had an approximately value of $2.3 billion.

Prior to founding Inovalis, Mr. Amine managed the multinational investors of Construct S.A., a leading developer and property manager with offices, at the time, in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States.

Mr. Amine graduated with a Masters in Management from Reims Management School.

Jean-Daniel Cohen – Director


Since 2001, Mr. Cohen has served as the Chairman and CEO of Hoche Partners Group of Companies, an international investment bank focused on providing advisory, structured financing, private equity and real estate services to family offices and medium-sized businesses. He also serves as Managing Director of LAURAD, a real estate-focused private equity investment group, whose investments include Lafoét Real Estate, a leading France based retail real estate broker franchise. Mr. Cohen sits on the Board of Trustees of Inovalis REIT, a Canadian Real Investment Trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and on the Boards of Société Centrale des Bois et Scieries de la Manche (SCBSM), a real estate investment trust listed on NYSE Euronext Paris investment companies.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Cohen was the Managing Partner at Aurel-Leven, a leading independent French brokerage and investment bank, the Managing Partner at UFFI REAM, a real estate asset manager, and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Finance (Banque), the banking arm of the Louis Dreyfus Group.

Mr. Cohen graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris.