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.). 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 retired in April 2021 as a Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for Hotel Operations for AccorHotels. He joined AccorHotels’ Executive Committee in July, 2016 as Chief Executive Officer, Luxury Brands. Mr. Cahill has almost 40 years’ experience in the hotel industry, serving in senior management roles in several international hotel companies, recently 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. Mr. Cahill has a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa and an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto. 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. Angela Sahi is a Executive Vice President, Residential, Office and Industrial at Morguard. She began working for Morguard in 1995, while still under the name Acktion Corporation. Ms. Sahi holds a variety of roles and responsibilities at Morguard, including board member of Morguard Corporation and TWC Enterprises Limited. Ms. Sahi has oversight of the management and operation of Morguard’s Canadian multi-suite residential portfolio as well as the office and industrial portfolios. She also manages the research and valuations groups. Prior to working with Morguard, Ms. Sahi’s experience includes consulting with both Ernst & Young LLP’s Real Estate Advisory Group and Business Risk Services Group in New York City. She also worked in 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 also completed a post-graduate degree in accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University and holds a Certified Public Accountant designation. 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).