PPP Panel: The Practicalities of Partnerships

The PPP Panel will consist of the Day's experts and TBA special guests. A chance to ask questions within a moderated session hosted by Tara Rogers.


Tara Rogers, PMP
Tara Rogers is an accredited project management professional and has over 20 years of experience in the infrastructure development market. Originally from Zimbabwe, Tara relocated to the UK, working for several investment banks, focusing on senior debt lending to infrastructure projects. In 2003, Tara moved to Vancouver and worked for Partnerships BC as a Project Director leading key procurements on their behalf. Tara then spent 10 years as a Bid Director with John Laing and Balfour Beatty where she led the team on several P3 projects both in Canada and the US.


Mark Harrison is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Infrastructure Advisory & Project Finance practice with a focus on infrastructure and government services. He has provided financial, strategic and risk analysis on project teams assessing business cases and running procurements for large capital investments in health care, justice, mass transit, transit support, recreation, water/wastewater, roads and highways, and public buildings. Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Project Management Professional with extensive consulting experience in all forms of financial analysis, infrastructure planning, procurement and development.
Jussi Jaakkola is responsible for developing and leading public-private partnership (P3) infrastructure projects in Western Canada for SNC-Lavalin. He has 20 years of industry experience with over half of that focused on large, project-financed P3 infrastructure projects and energy infrastructure projects. His experience includes a range of asset classes globally, including rail transit, highways, airports, ports, power, and midstream and downstream energy projects. Jussi received a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.
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