July 31, 2018; Washington, D.C. — The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) has elected Jensen Clarke of Fengate Real Asset Investments (Fengate) and Greg Cannito of Corvias to serve on the organization’s Executive Committee. Clarke will also assume the officer position of vice president of Finance. Both new Executive Committee members have participated in a diverse range of innovative public-private partnership (P3) projects and NCPPP’s efforts to educate government officials, policy makers and the public about how this procurement method can help to improve U.S. infrastructure.
“I am very excited to invite Jensen and Greg to join NCPPP’s Executive Committee,” said NCPPP President-Elect Tom Dooney. “Their background and innovation in alternative delivery models will serve our leadership team well.”
Jensen Clarke, vice president, is a senior member of Fengate’s infrastructure investment team and is responsible for originating, structuring, bidding and closing projects throughout North America. As Fengate’s business development and teaming lead, Clarke is focused on a strategic roster of high-profile P3 pursuits, including the Miami-Dade Courthouse and LAX ConRAC in the United States and, now in operations, the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgical Centre and the Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre in Canada.
Before joining Fengate in 2013, Clarke was a member of the transaction finance group at Infrastructure Ontario, a Crown agency with a mandate to build and modernize public infrastructure and maximize the value of government-owned buildings and land. In this role, he was engaged in all financial aspects of P3 procurement for DBF/DBFM and DBFOM projects. He has a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.
As Corvias’ Partnership Innovator, Cannito oversees the application of the firm’s innovativeP3 model to meet the public sector’s infrastructure challenges. He joined Corvias in 2003 and has nearly two decades of P3 and business development experience. His expertise in development, structured financing, and managing the implementation of P3s has brought value to partners where he has identified and articulated progressive solutions for a complex infrastructure program that utilize both private and public funding sources.
Cannito was instrumental in the development of The Clean Water Partnership, a first-of-its-kind P3 pilot program that is addressing federal environmental regulatory requirements for stormwater management in Prince George’s County, Md. Previously the senior vice president of program development of Corvias Group, Cannito managed operations representing a total development budget of more than $500 million at Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, as well as the development of Reece Crossings, the Army’s first-ever on-post apartments for junior unaccompanied service members.
Cannito served in the U.S. Marine Corps and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Virginia Tech University.
About The National Council for Public‐ Private Partnerships (NCPPP)
The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1985, driven by their mission to advocate and facilitate the formation of public- private partnership at the federal, state and local levels.
The Council is a forum for the brightest ideas and innovators in the P3 partnership space. With a growing list of public and private sector members, NCPPP’s diverse training and public education programs represent a vital core resource for partnering nationwide.
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