Acting Head of Investments
John Casola leads the investments team and is responsible for implementing Canada Infrastructure Bank’s investment strategy and advising on capital deployment and asset management. (Note – Acting Head of Investments as of July 19, 2019)
John is a recognized leader in the Canadian infrastructure sector and has more than 20 years of experience in structuring and advising on project finance and public private partnership transactions across a variety of infrastructure asset classes. He was instrumental in advising on many “first of kind” PPP projects in Canada. John started his career practicing law at a major Canadian law firm (Torys LLP), and his previous experience includes being Managing Partner of PwC’s Infrastructure and Government Services team in Canada and founding and managing Investec Bank’s Project and Infrastructure Finance presence in North America.
Since joining the Canada Infrastructure Bank, John has been a senior member of the Investments leadership team and has provided expertise across a variety of projects, including leading the CIB’s Broadband sector activities.
John holds a BA in Political Science from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor. He has also completed Executive Development programs at Harvard University and at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.