Chief Executive Officer
Sam is Senior Managing Partner and Head of Infrastructure Activities. Sam is responsible for the expansion of our infrastructure operating platform. Sam joined Brookfield's financial services operation in 1994 and has held various senior positions in the organization, including leadership of the company's financial advisory services and investment group. Sam is a Chartered Accountant and holds a business degree from Queen's University.
Chief Financial Officer
Bahir is Chief Financial Officer of the Brookfield Infrastructure Group and has overall responsibility for corporate finance, reporting, tax and treasury activities. Bahir joined Brookfield in 2004, and began his career at one of the big four accounting firms, where he worked in the assurance and business advisory practice. A graduate of the school of business and economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2001, Bahir is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Justin has overall responsibility for corporate operations across Brookfield’s infrastructure group and is responsible for transaction execution. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2007, Justin was a partner with a leading Toronto-based business law firm, where his practice focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions in the public capital markets and private equity transactions. Justin earned his combined MBA/LLB from York University’s Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School.
Chief Investment Officer, Energy
Jim is based in Calgary, where he is responsible for Brookfield’s energy lending business and for originating, evaluating and structuring investments and financings in the energy sector and overseeing operations in Brookfield Infrastructure’s energy segment. Jim established Brookfield’s Calgary office in 2003 after spending several years as a Chief Financial Officer for two oil and gas exploration and production companies in Western Canada. Jim obtained his Chartered Accountant designation at Price WaterhouseCoopers in Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Commerce) from the University of Toronto.
Chief Investment Officer, Transportation
David is responsible for originating, evaluating and structuring investments and financings in the transportation sector and overseeing operations in Brookfield Infrastructure’s transportation segment. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2004, David worked in investment banking and private equity. David holds his Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also the holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Managing Partner, Timberlands
Reid is a Managing Partner of Brookfield Timberlands, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Acadian Timber. Reid is responsible for the timberlands management strategy at Brookfield. With 35 years of forest industry experience, Reid’s focus is on the acquisition and management of private timberlands. Reid joined Brookfield in 2003. Since then, Brookfield Timberlands’ portfolio has grown from 310,000 acres under management to one of the largest timberland estates globally with approximately 3.8 million acres under management in North and South America. Prior to joining Brookfield, Reid was a top-ranked Paper and Forest Products Research Analyst at National Bank Financial, and has held senior roles at TimberWest Forest Corp. and Fletcher Challenge Canada. Reid holds a Master of Science in soil science from the University of British Columbia and is a British Columbia Registered Professional Forester.