Marni leads the Legal Services, Procurement, Business Strategy, Communications, Records Management, Insurance, Policy and Freedom of Information teams at Infrastructure Ontario. The Legal Department consists of legal experts in the areas of: AFP Transactions, Commercial Transactions, Real Estate and Leasing, Lending, FIPPA, Government Affairs, Litigation, Construction and Contract Management as well as Procurement. These teams work with all IO business units to deliver the complex projects handled by IO, whether civil projects like transit, transportation or bridges, or Social projects, such as hospitals and colleges. The Procurement team is responsible for all aspects of Procurement, which include RFQ’s, RFP’s, tenders, evaluations and final contract negotiations, and oversees in excess of $10 Billion worth of Procurements annually.
Additionally, as Corporate Secretary, Marni is responsible for all Board Governance matters, and is the Vice Chair of the Investment & Risk Committee and AFP Steering Committee.
Prior to IO, Marni was Senior Vice President, Business & Government Affairs and Corporate Counsel for SNC-Lavalin Inc. and prior that, Marni was a commercial litigation lawyer with two well known Bay street law firms.
Marni is currently a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Ryerson University, where she devotes her time to the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural studies, and to the Ryerson Law Practice Program. Marni is also on the steering committee for the Ryerson Law Practice Program (LPP).
Marni has an Honors business degree (B.A. Com), a Bachelor of Civil Laws (B.C.L) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), as well as being a recognized Corporate Director (IcD.D).