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Corporate Governance

Board of Directors Biographies

K. Rai Sahi is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morguard. Mr. Sahi, FCPA, FCGA, has over 30 years of business experience in public and private corporations, including extensive experience in investing, financial reporting, standards and policy covering a broad range of industries including insurance, commercial banking, manufacturing, transportation and automotive as well as real estate.  Mr. Sahi has received many distinctions, including the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada Fellowship Award (2009), Voice Achievement Award (Fellowship in the Indo-Canadian Community over critical enterprises, 2009) and Turnaround Entrepreneur of the Year (1994). In addition, Mr. Sahi is a ranked member of numerous prestigious business listings, including ‘‘The Top 25 Most Influential Figures in Canadian Golf’’ (The National Post) and one of ‘‘The Most Influential People in Golf’’ (Golf Inc.).

Angela Sahi is President and Chief Operating Officer at Morguard, having previously held the position of Executive Vice President, Residential, Office and Industrial. She has oversight of the management and operation of Morguard’s Canadian multi-suite residential, office and industrial, retail and U.S. operations as well as national programs, valuations, research and corporate marketing. Ms. Sahi also serves as a board member of Morguard Corporation and TWC Enterprises Limited.  Prior to working with Morguard, Ms. Sahi’s experience includes consulting with Ernst & Young LLP’s Real Estate Advisory Group and Business Risk Services Group in New York City and working for Ernst & Young LLP’s Audit and Tax groups in Toronto. Ms. Sahi has a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) and Gold Medal from the University of Western Ontario. She holds a post-graduate degree in accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

William J. Braithwaite is retired Partner of Stikeman Elliott LLP, where he served as Chair of the firm from 2012 to 2018. Mr. Braithwaite has practiced for over 40 years primarily in mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He has taught courses in securities law and has authored numerous articles on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and corporate and securities law. Mr. Braithwaite is also Chair of the Board of Directors of Computershare Trust Company of Canada and Governance Committee of Canada Company, Many Ways to Serve (military charity).

Chris J. Cahill was the former Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for Hotel Operations for AccorHotels, retiring in 2021. He has 40 years of experience in the hotel industry. Mr. Cahill has served in senior management roles in several international hotel companies, including as Executive Vice President of Global Operations of Las Vegas Sands Corp. and President and Chief Operating Officer of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International. Mr. Cahill has previously served as a trustee of Legacy Hotels Real Estate Investment Trust and a board member of the Canadian Tourism Commission, a public private partnership.

Bruce K. Robertson has served as Vice President, Investments of The Woodbridge Company Limited since September 2013. Mr. Robertson previously served as a principal of Grandview Capital, a Canadian merchant bank and prior thereto, as Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a specialty asset management company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the TSX. Mr. Robertson received his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queens’s University in 1988.

Leonard Peter Sharpe is a senior executive with 25+ years of experience in the real estate industry in both a domestic and global commercial environment. Mr. Sharpe previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited for over 10 years.  Mr. Sharpe also serves as a director of The Sunnybrook Foundation, board member of International Council of Shopping Centres, Multiplan (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and First Industrial Real Estate Trust.  Mr. Sharpe has served on the boards of directors of both private and publicly-listed companies.

Stephen R. Taylor has over 45 years experience in the Canadian real estate industry. He retired as the Vice President, Real Estate for the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) at year end 2019, where he oversaw the Plan’s Canadian and international real estate investment programs, including holdings of nearly $15 billion in office, industrial, retail and residential properties located in Canada, Europe and the United States. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Oxford University. Stephen is active in the real estate community – he is the Past Chair of the Board of Directors of REALpac (the Real Property Association of Canada), and has served as a Board member for NAREIM (the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers) and AFIRE (the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate).