Amanda Farrell President & CEO
Amanda Farrell is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp). Amanda took on this role in December 2018 to lead the management and delivery of major transportation projects, including the new Pattullo Bridge, the Kicking Horse Canyon Project – Phase 4 and the Broadway Subway.
Prior to TI Corp, Amanda served as the President and CEO of Partnerships BC for five years. Amanda focused the organization’s culture on client responsiveness and strengthening relationships with current and future clients in the development of major public infrastructure projects from hospitals to courthouses to transit lines. Amanda also served as Chief Project Officer on the now completed Evergreen SkyTrain Line in Vancouver during that time.
Earlier in her career, Amanda gained extensive public policy and operational experience in the UK before moving to British Columbia. Amanda was honoured by her peers as the recipient of the 2018 Women’s Infrastructure Network Outstanding Leader award.
Dave Stewart Chief Financial Officer
Dave Stewart joined TI Corp in April 2019. As Chief Financial and Operations Officer, he is responsible for providing leadership and direction for finance, project controls, information technology, human resources and administration for TI Corp. He brings 30 years of extensive experience in the public sector including financial management and reporting, cost control and management, human resource management and experience with major capital transportation projects.
Prior to joining TI Corp, Dave was the Chief Financial Officer with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for nearly 10 years. He also held various positions across the public sector including the Assistant Vice-President for the Transportation sector at Partnerships BC, and Executive Director of Fiscal Planning and Estimates at Treasury Board Staff, with the Ministry of Finance.
Dave is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.
James Harvey Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary
James Harvey is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp). James joined TI Corp in January 2020 to support the management and delivery of major transportation projects in BC.
Prior to joining TI Corp, James served as the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Legal Services Branch for the Province of British Columbia since his appointment to that role in August 2016.
James joined the BC Public Service in 2007 and developed a busy commercial transactional practice engaged in delivering many of the Province’s large transportation infrastructure projects, including the Port Mann Highway 1 Project, the South Fraser Perimeter Road Project and the Evergreen Line Project. In addition, he was involved in several other infrastructure projects, including the Surrey Pre-Trial Services Centre Expansion Project, the Okanagan Correctional Centre and the Children’s and Women’s Hospital Redevelopment Project.
James began his career in private practice in the United Kingdom in 1996 and moved into industry in London in 2001 as in-house counsel with BAA Plc, the world’s largest airport operator, with a practice focused upon major infrastructure development. After relocating to British Columbia, James practiced for two and a half years with Pushor Mitchell LLP in Kelowna.
Johanna Navas joined TI Corp in January 2020 as an Executive Commercial Director. She is responsible for developing and implementing commercial controls, processes, and procedures including procurement, contracts, claims, and risk management.
TI Corp’s commercial function is also responsible for providing commercial advice to Project Teams and assisting with the management and resolution of commercial issues and risks.
Johanna has over 20 years of experience in the development and delivery of major capital projects. Prior to joining TI Corp and for the last five years, Johanna served as KPMG’s Major Capital Project Lead for their Infrastructure Advisory Canadian Practice. She is a Civil Engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration from Queens University and a Master of Applied Science in Project and Construction Management from the University of British Columbia.
Johanna has participated in some of the most complex and transformative projects in Canada providing a variety of services including: project set-up services; project risk, governance, and controls assessments; contract compliance analyses and cost investigations; as well as project support on complex and troubled projects. Her portfolio of projects includes: City of Calgary’s Greenline Project, BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project, Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask Project, and CRD’s Waste Water Treatment Project, amongst others.