OUR TEAM

P3 ADVISORS

MEET THE P3 ADVISORS TEAM

We are a dedicated team of experts focused on providing clients with the knowledge, tools and support to reach their business objectives. We take a hands-on, collaborative approach to manage projects, provide timely support and develop innovative solutions for complex projects. Our team shares ideas and best practices to encourage ongoing growth and engagement.

Advisory Team

LOUISE PANNETON

PRESIDENT

Louise is President and founding member of P3 Advisors, Louise specializes in the procurement, implementation and evaluation of Alternatives Service Delivery (ASD) and Public-Private Partnerships (P3) solutions. Many of her 20 years of professional experience were spent structuring and delivering innovative service solutions. Most recently, she turned her focus to exclusively support the public sector on designing, validating, evaluating and implementing service solutions. Louise currently works with owner-representatives, who are optimizing their infrastructure portfolio through P3s, ASDs, collaborative contracting frameworks and optimizing in-house resources. Louise’s experience in project, facilities and property management provide her with a unique perspective on the most efficient means to deliver and maintain quality services and infrastructure.

Jillian Newsome

Senior Vice President

Following the completion of her MBA, Jillian joined P3 Advisors in 2008. Jillian has a strong background in operational service delivery and agreements, particularly in the real property sector, both in Canada and abroad. In her role as a Consultant with P3 Advisors, Jillian has developed an expertise related to varied P3 project types in a broad range of jurisdictions, which has allowed her to maintain up to date with industry best practices, as well as contributed to an in-depth archive of policy templates that can be drawn upon to assist clients in an effective manner. She has participated in over 85 fairness mandates, over 40 of which were P3s. In addition to her fairness experience, Jillian has either supported or led the development of operational specification specifications on over 15 P3s based on relevant facility service levels and project objectives, setting appropriate Key Performance Indicators and acting as a subject matter expert in the procurement process. Lastly, Jillian has participated in the development of contract documents for large corporate real estate outsourcing agreements, including 3 major telecommunications firms in Canada and a multinational banking institution. In early 2014 Jillian was named a Vice President at P3 Advisors.

ROBIN MCLERNON

VICE-PRESIDENT, FACILITIES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY SERVICES

Robin is a high energy and results oriented professional with a range of public and private sector experience, including clinical research, health economics, and more recently Public Private Partnerships (P3). Since joining P1 Consulting in 2013, Robin has worked on over 50 mandates where she has provided fairness advisory and facilities management advisory services, and developed facilities management output specifications for performance based contracts. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen’s University and a Masters in Science and Technology Studies from the University of Edinburgh. Robin is an active volunteer in the Toronto community as a member of NeWCHapter with Women’s College Hospital and supports Peacebuilders International and Dr. Jay’s Children’s Grief Centre.

STEPHEN EMERY

MANAGING DIRECTOR, PROJECT ADVISORY SERVICES

Stephen leads the Project Advisory line of business at P3 Advisors as a Managing Director. He is a proven leader in the strategic management of public sector, healthcare and high-tech real estate portfolios specializing in the services of integrated facility management and project management. In addition to experience in outsourcing real estate services, contract management, and the transitioning of service providers he has significant achievement and recognition in team building, relationship management, dispute resolution, customer service, emergency response services and the delivery of value for money and innovative project solutions. Stephen has acquired over 30 years’ experience in managing real estate management teams drawing on 10 years of project management experience in the healthcare sector with Mill & Ross Architects, 10 years’ experience with BGIS in integrated facility and project management experience at accounts such as NRC, Nortel, Canada Post and Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and over 10 years’ experience with Infrastructure Ontario managing public sector real estate assets and outsourced and alternative forms of project delivery for the Province of Ontario.

At P3, Stephen offers clients tailored project advisory services. He leads the implementation of alternative project delivery approaches including IPD, Progressive Design Build, etc. He provides expertise, solutions and leadership to the P3 team.

PAUL JOHNSTON

VICE-PRESIDENT, CORPORATE REAL ESTATE (CRE) ADVISORY SERVICES

Paul is a consultant who has participated in and overseen numerous fairness mandates, the development of facility management output specifications and the transition of corporate real estate service providers at P3. As a fairness monitor, he has participated in a number of procurements from end-to-end in order to ensure that they are managed in a fair, open and transparent manner while providing input on communications protocol and on various matters related to the process. This includes providing advice and support to the project team, participating in Proponent meetings and overseeing the evaluation sessions to ensure that an unbiased outcome is achieved. Paul has a passion for Facilities Management/Operational Advisory Services. He has over twelve years of operations management experience and completed his Executive Masters of Business Administration at Royal Roads University. Paul has applied his operations management experience in several complex projects in the facilities management sector through analyzing, developing and implementing innovative yet practical solutions.

KELLY FAWCETT

DIRECTOR, IPD

Kelly joins P3 Advisors as a Director, IPD Advisory Services. She has worked as the owner for what was the largest IPD project in Canada at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories at the Chalk River Campus; it is also the first and largest Mass Timber project in the Federal Government. Kelly is an accredited project management professional with over 25 years of diverse and progressively responsible experience in project and facilities management. Kelly has been actively involved in the revitalization of the historic Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) campus of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. Collectively, this project represents a capital investment of over $1.2 billion into the renewal of the scientific facilities, supporting infrastructure and conventional business operations. Through this work, Kelly has undertaken a leadership role across the entire breadth of project management, including procurement, contract negotiations, customer relations, sustainability, communications, health and safety, and policy and procedure implementation.

STEPHANIE BRAITHWAITE

DIRECTOR FAIRNESS SERVICES

Stephanie Braithwaite is a Consultant with P3 Advisors. She has been with the firm since 2015 and her primary focus is on procurement and fairness advisory services. She has extensive experience guiding clients throughout the lifecycle of the public sector procurement process. Her experience in fairness mandates has taken her through each stage of the projects and she has provided advice for and attestations/reports to executive committees and senior management. Steph brings a depth of experience in procurement to her role at P3 Advisors. Stephanie also provides a supporting role in corporate real estate advisory services and she has been involved in major, multinational outsourcing initiatives. In addition to her procurement experience, Stephanie also has over three years’ experience in the areas of Project Management, Change Management, Workflow Redesign, Operational Impact Assessments, and Process Mapping in the health sector.

OLIVER GRANT

CONSULTANT

As a Consultant for P3 Advisors' politically sensitive and complex fairness and procurement projects, Oliver has participated in more than 100 Fairness Monitor, Advisor and Commissioner roles to date. He provides consulting services to all levels of the organization - the client department, the procurement/supply team, executive committees as well as boards of directors and councilors. He is known for his outcome-focused approach while still ensuring that the process is fair, open and transparent – respecting conflict of interest and confidentiality requirements. Using various procurement instruments, including alternative service delivery, strategy development, vendor consultation, documentation, and implementation, Oliver develops requirements and evaluation materials, tendering documents, briefing materials, process audit, post implementation reports and fairness reports for private sector clients as well as a wide range of municipal, provincial and federal organizations.

MARTY CUKIERMAN

CONSULTANT

Marty has systematically and efficiently managed contract creation, execution, and analysis for the purpose of maximizing financial and operational performance while minimizing risks. He has effectively managed the on-going delivery of procurement initiatives, construction services, IT services, governance and contract compliance including disputes and claims, while bridging the gaps between the procurement phases of developments, construction, operations, and performance phases. With over 30 years of experience dealing with complex contracts, Marty brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Winner of numerous awards for excellence, innovation, leadership, collaboration, and financing, Marty excels at exceeding client expectations and delivering on promises to optimize infrastructure and in-house resources. Marty has provided expert advice and assistance on P3 contract procurements, interpretations, and implementations. He has provided training and advice on benchmarking, changes and transitional transformations.

RICHARD PANNETON

CONSULTANT

Since joining P3 Advisors in 2018, Richard Panneton has brought a strong technical background to the team. Graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering, Richard has acquired significant experience in facilities advisory and management operations. He supports clients through his undertaking of project lifecycle analyses, coupled with a focus on developing the requirements and output specifications for P3 and outsourcing arrangements. Richard is fully bilingual and is a results-driven individual. Richard is a keen sportsman outside the work environment, extending his interest as a volleyball player to volunteering with HOPE Volleyball and other charity tournaments.

DYLAN FLETCHER

CONSULTANT

Dylan, having graduated from McGill University with a degree in Chemical Engineering, brings a strong technical background to P3 Advisors. With his extensive experience working with facilities management companies and health care facilities, he has developed a deep knowledge of key building infrastructure and keeps abreast of industry trends. Fully bilingual, he has experience working with both the public and private sector, analyzing, developing and implementing innovative yet practical solutions to achieve successful outcomes.

BRIAN ELLIOT

CONSULTANT

Brian is a consultant with P3 Advisors. His focus lies in procurement and sourcing. Brian is a proven business professional with a 25+ year success-driven career focused on all aspects of sourcing, procurement, vendor management, risk mitigation and governance. Brian has a diverse skillset for commercial and technology sourcing for all industry sectors globally. Brian demonstrates a results-oriented leadership style focused on cost reduction, innovation, business effectiveness and transformation. He has a documented record of personnel management with robust organizational skills and the ability to communicate corporate vision.

ROBB GILLIS

CONSULTANT

Robb Gillis is a Real Property Administrator (RPA) with 25 years of experience in facilities management within the public, private and non-profit sectors. He has strong technical skills and certifications and has an extensive background in commercial, institutional and industrial facility management and operations. Additional areas of expertise include providing operations subject matter expert advice for facilities management contract procurement, project delivery and governance. Robb has designed high-level concepts and processes to support clients’ new strategic directions and helps align tactical and operational functions to support excellent service provision to the client.

Support Team

NICOLE MECHURA

DIRECTOR, FINANCE

Nicole joined P3 Advisors in 2019 to assist the former Finance Director. As Director of Finance, Nicole is responsible for financial and accounting functions and office administration. Nicole has over 20 years' experience and has an extensive insight within the field. She possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make well-thought-out decisions.

LEANNE GUENETTE

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Leanne joined P3 Advisors in 2016 and quickly became an essential member of our team. She ensures our offices run smoothly and efficiently, while providing support to her colleagues on a daily basis. Leanne has over 25 years’ experience and brings wide-ranging knowledge of administrative tasks and office procedures to her role. Her main responsibilities include accounting, travel arrangements, security clearances, and many other administrative tasks as they arise in our growing company. She appreciates the fast paced environment and varied tasks offered in her position.

JO-ANN MORAITIS

CONSULTANT

Jo-Ann Moraitis is a multilingual corporate real estate professional, with extensive experience in large corporations, in the technology, transportation and manufacturing sectors. Jo-Ann has over 20 years of experience in corporate real estate on the client side, and also has relevant experience working with a service provider. Prior to joining P3 Advisors, Jo-Ann was a Director in corporate real estate at a major telecommunications firm. Jo-Ann is a proven leader with the ability to mobilize people and teams to transform how business results are delivered. She services our clients with a wealth of expertise based on her tremendous experience and her successes include cross-functional project management, creative cost reductions, portfolio and financial risk mitigation and improved qualitative customer outcomes.