Platinum Sponsor

KPMG LLP is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and a strong supporter of the development and leadership of women in the infrastructure sector. We are pleased to play a role in honouring the women who have made significant contributions to the sector and in recognizing the emerging women leaders in the industry. 

KPMG’s Global Infrastructure practice is one of the largest and fastest growing of its kind in Canada with the broadest scope of services amongst competing advisory services firms. Our team of over 60 practitioners, are part of KPMG’s global team advising governments, developers and investors across the lifecycle of infrastructure projects – from strategy and financing to delivery and hand-back. By combining valuable global insight with hands-on local experience, KPMG’s Infrastructure professionals work to consistently provide integrated advice and effective results to help clients succeed.

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Gold Sponsor

Kiewit is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and is committed to the development, leadership and advancement of women in this sector.  Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers development, construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining.  In support of  Kiewit’s construction activities, Kiewit Canada Development Corp. was formed to assist the development of, and equity investment in, P3 projects. Staffed with over 35 experienced P3 professionals, Kiewit brings a vertically integrated team with expertise in development, finance, design, construction, and operations and has one of the largest P3 teams dedicated to the North American P3 market.

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Gold Sponsor

RBC Capital Markets is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and the promotion and advancement of women in infrastructure.  RBC Capital Markets is dedicated to fostering women’s development and career aspirations and enhancing networking opportunities.  RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. RBC Capital Markets works with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk and acquire or dispose of assets. RBC is consistently ranked among the largest global investment banks.  RBC is a market leading, award winning innovator in the global infrastructure finance market including in Canada where RBC pioneered the evolution of the Canadian PPP bond market.

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Silver Sponsor

Fasken Martineau is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and a committed partner in promoting and advancing the leadership of women, including in the infrastructure sector. Our infrastructure team has been recognized as a leader in North America and has received the Gold Award as North American Legal Adviser of the Year by P3 Bulletin (2015). Fasken Martineau has also been consistently ranked as a top firm in this sector in leading independent industry reviews and publications. Our firm’s international Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Group is comprised of a multi-jurisdictional team with lawyers across Canada, Europe and Africa, and regularly advises project developers, consortia, constructors, bond underwriters, lenders (both bank and bond) and procuring authorities. We have a proven track record of closing projects on behalf of our clients in both Canada and the US, having advised on significant projects both north and south of the border.

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Silver Sponsor

Graham Capital Partners is proud to sponsor the Women’s Infrastructure Network and its promotion of the advancement and leadership of women in the infrastructure industry. Graham Capital is an emerging market leader in the development of public infrastructure. As part of the larger Graham Group of companies, Graham Capital provides project finance and development expertise on civil, social and energy projects, building on a strong track record of design and construction delivery in Canada and the U.S.

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Silver Sponsor

HOCHTIEF proudly supports the Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN) through its active membership and leadership involvement in WIN Chapters across North America.

As one of the largest global providers of construction-related services with 68,000 employees worldwide, HOCHTIEF is responsible for the development, investment, and long-term asset management of numerous public private partnership projects across North America, together with our sister companies, Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corp. We are also one of the largest providers of construction-related services in the US and around the world.  HOCHTIEF has successfully delivered more than 55+ PPPs in all the major markets with a capital volume of $14 billion. Our portfolio of projects includes more than 400 buildings and 41,000 km of roads, tunnels and bridges.  Further information is available at

As a strong supporter of the advancement of women in the workplace, HOCHTIEF is honoured to contribute to this noteworthy event recognizing the significant contribution that women have made in shaping and leading the infrastructure industry in Canada.

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Silver Sponsor

McCarthy Tétrault is proud to support the Women’s Infrastructure Network and applauds its commitment to building vibrant networks and creating valuable development and leadership opportunities for women in the infrastructure sector. McCarthy Tétrault’s Infrastructure Group is a recognized leader in Canada and is consistently ranked for infrastructure, projects and project finance by Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. We act for all parties including governments and other project sponsors, bidding consortia, investors, international and domestic banks, and underwriters in a wide variety of sectors, including social infrastructure, transportation and power. At all times, we strive to innovate, taking our knowledge beyond legal expertise to understand our clients' business and strategic needs. This commitment is essential to our success and has led to our work on  Canada's most significant infrastructure transactions and projects, on behalf of a wide variety of interests both in North America and abroad. 

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Silver Sponsor

Sun Life is a proud sponsor of the Women’s Infrastructure Network and is a strong supporter of the advancement and leadership of women in the infrastructure sector. Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products to individuals and corporate customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners currently have operations in key markets worldwide including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Bermuda and Asia. Sun Life has over 7,710 employees with 3,600 advisors and managers. As of June 30, 2015 Sun Life had total assets under management of C$808 Billion. Sun Life Investment Management has significant experience in financing and investing in Infrastructure and Power transactions, with a portfolio of investments exceeding over C$7 billion. Sun Life's Project Finance team, based in Toronto, invests in both power and infrastructure financings across North America, Asia and Europe. The team has extensive experience structuring and providing financing in the Public Private Partnership sector.

Bronze Sponsor

BTY proudly supports the development of women leaders in the infrastructure industry. We believe in helping showcase the great expertise and leadership of women, which is why we are proud to sponsor the Women's Infrastructure Network. BTY provides cost and risk advisory services for the design, construction, financing and operation of real estate and infrastructure projects. We have more than three decades of experience with projects across the world. Our integrated team of leaders provides proven risk management expertise that are informed by international standards of best practice and local insight intrinsic to each project and region. 

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In-Kind Sponsor

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is one of Canada's leading business law firms with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain, Beijing and associated offices in Al-Khobar and Shanghai. Blakes has a long tradition of excellence in infrastructure development and that experience and expertise has placed Blakes at the forefront of the public infrastructure market.  Acting for both domestic and international clients and all manner of infrastructure industry participants, our industry team has played a significant role in most of the public-private partnership (P3) and alternative financing and procurement (AFP) projects in Canada and with many major public procurement projects worldwide. Our proficiencies in these areas include expertise in corporate/commercial law, real estate, construction, tax and project finance, as well as in the more specialized areas such as procurement, environmental and aboriginal law.

Drawing from a diverse pool of expertise, we have acted as project counsel on an extraordinarily broad range of infrastructure projects. A representative list would include major initiatives involving roads, bridges, transportation, transit, recreational and other public buildings, energy and pipelines, water, wastewater, and communications.As part of the Firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, and further to our strong foundation in the infrastructure area, Blakes is proud to support the Women’s Infrastructure Network in its mandate to develop and empower women as leaders in the infrastructure community.

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In-Kind Sponsor

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to sponsor the Women’s Infrastructure Network and support women’s leadership in the infrastructure sector in Canada and abroad. As promoters of innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships, CCPPP recognizes the important role that strong leadership plays in taking projects from concept to operation. Established in 1993, CCPPP is a national, non-partisan, member-based organization with broad representation from across the public and private sectors. The Council is a proponent of evidence-based public policy in support of P3s, facilitates the adoption of best practices, and educates stakeholders and the community on the economic and social benefits of public-private partnerships. For more information on CCPPP, go to, or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.  


In-Kind Sponsor

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