TORONTO — Lisa Mitchell has been named president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP).
Starting in the role Dec. 6, Mitchell brings 20 years of leadership, communications and public affairs experience, including a decade in advocating for and advancing P3s, most recently at Infrastructure Canada as senior director, investments, partnerships and innovation, indicates a release, adding prior to that, she served as a director at PPP Canada Inc. Mitchell also chairs the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Senior Infrastructure of PPP Officials Network.
“We are delighted Lisa is joining us, bringing her remarkable industry and public policy awareness and presence to the benefit of the council and the P3 industry at large,” said Mark Bain, chair of the CCPPP board of directors, in a statement. “Lisa is an agile collaborator and will be well supported by the council’s strong existing team. We believe she ideally positions the council to continue as a respected proponent and voice for the next evolution of the Canadian P3 market.”
“I am very excited to be joining the council at such a pivotal time in Canada’s P3 market,” said Mitchell. “I have seen firsthand the impact partnership between the public and private sector can have on delivering essential infrastructure and services to Canadians. I look forward to the opportunity to engage with the industry in a new and meaningful way, promote the model, and position the organization for the future.”