Waterfront Toronto board replacements recommended

Mohamed Dhanani, Stephen Diamond and Susan Henderson have been selected to serve on the Waterfront Toronto board—at pleasure of city council—for a term of office ending March 31, 2019.

According to the nominations panel’s report, Mohamed Dhanani is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur who has a proven track record for being a relationship builder and problem solver who leads change through teamwork and helps organizations achieve high goals. Currently, he works as the executive officer of the Aga Khan Council for Canada, and previously served as the strategy advisor to Ontario’s Deputy Premier. Dhanani has served as board chair for the largest integrated health network in Canada. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Yale University, where he graduated with distinction.

Stephen Diamond, per the same report, is president and CEO of Diamond Corp., a real estate development company, and manager of the Whitecastle New Urban Fund. In this role, he creates value for investors, while delivering well-designed and innovative residential and mixed-use developments. In the past, he served as partner at Diamond Fairbairn and as head of the Municipal Law and Planning Group at McCarthy Tétrault. He is actively involved in many community organizations, including the Sunnybrook Hospital Board and the Partnership to Advance Youth Employment Board, known as PAYE.

Susan (Susie) Henderson is president at Collins Barrow Toronto Infrastructure Advisory where she leads strategic, commercial, financial, regulatory, economic, and project management advisory in various infrastructure projects, the report notes. She has more than 20 years of global experience in the infrastructure field. In addition to her accounting degree, Henderson has completed the globally-recognized Certified Practicing Accountant and Australian Institute of Company Directors Programs, and was a nominee for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for her entrepreneurial approach in the mining sector.