Group Co-Head, Project Structuring & Investment (East)
As Co-Head of the Project Structuring & Investment (PSI) group, Paul co-leads and provides executive support for the PSI group in the Americas, including Plenary’s east coast offices in Toronto and Tampa.
The PSI team is responsible for Plenary’s infrastructure development and investment activities including pre-development, bidding, commercial and financial structuring and equity investment in greenfield infrastructure projects and secondary acquisitions.
Paul has over 20 years of project finance and public-private partnership (P3) experience in North America, Europe and Asia. At Plenary, he has led teams bidding, closing and delivering P3 projects in Canada and the United States under a variety of risk allocation approaches and sectors, including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Phase 1C project (Ontario), the University of Idaho Utility System P3 concession (Idaho), and the East Rail Maintenance Facility project (Ontario). Since becoming co-head of the PSI group, Paul has also provided executive oversight and support on more than 15 successful infrastructure projects in North America in the social infrastructure, transportation, broadband and campus utility sectors.
Prior to joining Plenary in 2012, Paul practiced as a corporate and project finance lawyer in New York, Washington, D.C., and Toronto. Paul is a graduate of the University of Auckland, the London School of Economics and New York University School of Law, and a Member of the Law Society of Ontario.