Concert Infrastructure by the Numbers
Aggregate portfolio capitalization of more than $3.3 billion
DIRECT INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF 10 CANADIAN PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS
OWNED BY 10 CANADIAN UNION AND MANAGEMENT PENSION PLANS
10+ YEARS OF DIRECT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT
The Concert Infrastructure Team
Our team brings strength and a depth of experience in investing in, delivering and managing critical Canadian infrastructure projects. Above all, we pride ourselves in understanding and supporting government public policy objectives beyond just the infrastructure that we deliver and on the strong, long term relationships we forge with our industry and government partners. Concert’s core values of integrity, service and quality drive our team’s business approach.
Derron Bain, Managing Director
Having joined Concert Infrastructure at its inception in 2010, Derron leads the strategy, origination, development, investment, financing, and asset management activities of the Concert Infrastructure Fund. Over a twenty-year period, Derron has an extensive track record of successfully leading the planning, financing, delivery and management of complex public private partnership infrastructure projects and multi-disciplinary teams on behalf of both government and private sector entities. With this experience he brings a unique perspective and understanding of the Canadian infrastructure market as well as the intersection between government and private sector business. A graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada and Dalhousie University, prior to his career in infrastructure, Derron was a maritime warfare officer in the Royal Canadian Navy.
Ian PodmoreVice President, Development
Robert AzzamVice President, Project Finance
Amber PleasanceVice President, Operations Management
Our Board of Directors
The Concert Infrastructure Board of Directors is elected annually from representatives nominated by the union and management pension plans they represent.
David R. Podmore, O.B.C.Chair Concert Infrastructure FT Inc.
Darcy BilnTrustee Local 213 Electrical Workers’ Pension Plan
Brian CochraneBusiness Manager International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115
Dan JarvisBusiness Executive
Stephen LewisSenior Vice President & Treasurer TELUS Corporation
Ivan LimprightChair UFCW Pension Plan
Czardoz LoquiaUnit 10 Secretary/Counsel USW/TWU Local 1944
Vincent LukacsNational Representative Unifor
Richard ShortTrustee Pulp & Paper Industry Pension Plan
Bryan WallTrustee United Food and Commercial Workers Union Pension Plan
Our Company Unitholders
Concert is exclusively owned by more than 200,000 Canadian workers, represented by union and management pension funds, who keep us focused on generating steady, long-term value through our infrastructure projects.
Telecommunication Workers Pension Plan
Pulp & Paper Industry Pension Plan
UFCW Union Pension Plan
Teamsters (Local 213) Pension Plan
Local 213 Electrical Workers Pension Plan
Operating Engineer’s Pension Plan
Plumbing and Pipefitting Workers Local 170 Pension Plan
Pile Drivers’, Divers, Bridge, Dock & Wharf Builders’ Pension Plan
Marine and Shipbuilders Local 506 Pension Plan
British Columbia Labourers' Pension Plan
Concert Infrastructure works in close support of the Concert Communities Works initiative.
At Concert we are deeply invested in improving the lives of the Canadians in the communities where we partner to deliver and manage critical public infrastructure. This philosophy extends to a corporate giving program, investment in trades training programs and other philanthropic endeavors, donating staff time—as well as money and resources—to socially conscious community projects.
Concert Infrastructure prioritizes environmental, social and economic sustainability principles across our business, and our investment portfolio delivers innovative design and system solutions that support Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification, energy performance targets and guarantees, BOMA Best Certification and green financing.
At its core, Concert Infrastructure is focused on investing, developing, and managing infrastructure that supports the long-term needs of communities across Canada, and is committed to the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) Reporting Framework. PRI is a United Nations supported network of investors who work together to promote sustainable investment through the implementation of six aspirational environmental, social and governance principles.
Supported by strong corporate governance and values, Concert Infrastructure invests, develops, and manages sustainable infrastructure assets in communities across Canada. As a signatory to PRI since 2021, Concert Infrastructure is proud and committed to upholding the following six Principles for Responsible Investment.
We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
We will each report on our activities and progress towards implementing the Principles.