Posts Categorized: Advisory Board

Richard McDonald

Richard McDonald is an IBM Distinguished Engineer with over 36 years of IT experience. He spent the first half of his career in the IBM Toronto Laboratory developing products for our clients. He is currently the IBM senior technical lead assigned to Air Canada, one of the largest IBM customers worldwide. Prior to June 2017,… Read more »

UTTRI welcomes new Advisory Board members

UTTRI is proud to welcome Drew Fagan and Andy Manahan to the UTTRI Advisory Board beginning February 1, 2017.  Meeting three times a year, the board is instrumental in providing strategic direction to UTTRI leadership. Get to know our Advisory Board members here.

Andy Manahan

  Mr. Andy Manahan is the Executive Director of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario. RCCAO was formed in late 2005 as a coalition of contractor associations and construction unions to speak with a stronger voice and offer solutions to government on infrastructure investment (including transit, roads, bridges, and water and sewers), regulatory… Read more »

Drew Fagan

Drew Fagan is a consultant in the areas of government policy and operations, infrastructure, international multi-sport games and international policy as principal with Greenbrook Consulting and on contract with other consulting companies. He provides strategic advice and leads public policy initiatives as a senior fellow at the Public Policy Forum, C.D. Howe Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs and… Read more »

Lloyd McCoomb, Chair

Dr. Lloyd McCoomb began his career in 1964 with the Canadian Armed Forces, Military Engineering Branch. He joined Transport Canada in 1974, later joining the Airports Group in 1986 and over the next seven years served in a variety of executive positions culminating in the post of Airport General Manager, Toronto – Pearson International Airport…. Read more »

Iain Dobson

Since 2000, when he retired from a successful 25-year career in commercial real estate development, Iain Dobson has focussed on bringing the principles of evidence-based value planning in the private and public sectors to development and investment decisions. He is a co-founder of the Strategic Regional Research Association, The Value Planning Group and the Real… Read more »

Stephen Buckley

Stephen Buckley serves as the General Manager for Transportation Services for the City of Toronto. In that capacity, Steve oversees roughly 1,080 staff, a $330 million dollar operating budget, a $300 million dollar capital budget, and roughly $12 billion in transportation infrastructure assets. Prior to joining Toronto, Steve was the Director of Policy and Planning… Read more »

Judy Farvolden, Program Director

Dr. Judy Farvolden is the Program Director of the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute (UTTRI). This appointment brings her back full circle to transportation research after two decades in financial risk management and banking technology. In that time she held senior management roles in professional services, research management, communications, business development and software development…. Read more »

Eric J. Miller, Director

Dr. Eric J. Miller is responsible for liaising with the university community to build a community of practice among faculty and students interested in contributing to UTTRI’s enhanced engagement with cities, municipalities, public agencies and businesses, locally and further afield. He is also responsible for helping to inform UTTRI’s academic direction and developing its strategic… Read more »