Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Company is governed by a board of directors with five members, four of whom are independent of the Company or its Manager, Brookfield Real Estate Services Manager Limited. The names and biographies of each of the directors are listed below.

The Board oversees the Company’s business affairs. The independent Directors also monitor the Manager’s performance on behalf of the Company to ensure it’s in compliance with the terms of the Management Services Agreement.

While the Board has not developed written position descriptions for each position, the Board delineates the roles and responsibilities for each such position through ongoing communications among Board members that occur with respect to such roles. In addition, the Board has developed written charters for the Board and each of its Committees. These charters are updated periodically and govern responsibilities of the Board and the Committee Chairs.  

Lorraine Bell CPA, CA
Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

Ms. Bell is a Corporate Director and a Chartered Professional Accountant with many years of experience both as a Director and working in the financial sector. Ms. Bell is a Director of IBI Group Inc., a services and software company, where she sits on the Governance Committee and Chairs the Audit Committee. She recently completed twelve years of service as a Director of the Ontario Financing Authority’s Board of Directors.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Associates in New York and the Hot Docs Foundation (USA) Board of Directors as well as being a Trustee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and a Director of the New York Caledonian Club. Ms. Bell has been a Director since 2003.

Simon Dean 

Mr. Dean is a Corporate Director and self-employed consultant. Mr. Dean sits on the Board of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, a charitable organization. Prior to becoming a Corporate Director, Mr. Dean had significant senior leadership experience in the Retail, Real Estate and Communications industries. Mr. Dean has been a Director since 2003.

Gail Kilgour, ICD.D
Director and Chair of the Governance Committee 

Ms. Kilgour, is a Corporate Director with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is a past Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Realty Corporation, a Crown Corporation, and Chair of its Governance Committee, a past Director of Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation, a Crown Corporation. She is a past Trustee of the University of Guelph, where she chaired its Audit Committee and a past Chair of the Board of St. George’s Golf and Country Club. Ms. Kilgour has been a Director since 2003. 

Hon. J. Trevor Eyton, O.C., Q.C.2

Mr. Eyton is a retired lawyer, a Corporate Director and a respected businessman. Prior to becoming a full time Corporate Director, Mr. Eyton was a Senator in the Canadian Senate and has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and Queen’s Counsel for Ontario. Mr. Eyton has served as a director on numerous boards including most recently Altus Group Limited, a consultancy firm, LeadFX, a resource company Magna International Inc., an auto manufacturing company, Silver Bear Resources Inc., a resource company, and is past- Chairman of Cancana Resources Corp., a resource company. Senator Eyton has been a Director since 2014.

Spencer Enright, CPA, CA
Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Enright is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has been Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Real Estate Services Manager Limited (the “Manager”) since December 2012. Mr. Enright acted as a Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of an affiliate of the Manager from 2010-2012. Mr. Enright sits on the Board of the Brookfield Real Estate Services Charitable Foundation, a charitable organization. Prior to joining Brookfield Real Estate Services, he worked as Senior Vice President and General Manager for The Minute Maid Company Canada Inc. and Chief Financial Officer for Coca-Cola Ltd., a food manufacturing company. Mr. Enright has been a Director since 2014.

1 Member of the Audit Committee
2 Member of the Governance Committee

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