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Board and Advisors

Michael S. Burke Ram Charan Dennis Carey Dr. Ronald Sugar Shenoor Jadavji Peter Mogan Asghar Khan Stanley Hainsworth Michael Calyniuk
Michael S. Burke

Michael S. Burke  |  Board of Directors

Michael is a business executive and leader in the engineering industry. He currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM, and oversaw the successful IPO on the NYSE. Michael previously served on the Board of Directors of KPMG and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Archer Daniels Midland Company.

As a global leader in business, Michael is the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee on Infrastructure and Urban Development Industries for the World Economic Forum. Michael brings to Nexii a wealth of experience and knowledge of particularly with managing the designing and building of global infrastructure assets.


Ram Charan

Ram Charan  |  Board of Directors

Ram is a global business consultant with more than 35 years’ experience advising CEOs at GE, KLM, Bank of America, DuPont, Novartis, Coca-Cola, Merck, EMC, 3M, Verizon, Tata and Aditya Birla. Ram specializes in developing strategies for growth, talent development, corporate governance, and profitability.

Ram has authored more than 25 books focused on business leadership skills, selling more than two million copies worldwide, and reaching #1 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

Ram brings his expertise in business leadership to Nexii, where he will support the senior executives in scaling the business from start-up to a global business that transforms the construction industry with sustainable, cost-efficient solutions.


Dennis Carey

Dennis Carey  |  Board of Directors

Dennis is a business advisor, helping companies identify, recruit and retain top-tier executives. For the past 12 years, he has served as Vice Chairman of KornFerry International where he recruits Board Directors, CEOs, and senior leadership executives.

Dennis has authored six books and published more than 50 journal articles on leadership and talent development. Serving on the Board of Directors for Nexii, Dennis will provide strong leadership support as the company scales globally and attracts top-tier talent.


Ronald Sugar

Dr. Ronald Sugar  |  Advisor

Ron is a global business leader in technology, manufacturer, aerospace and defense, previously serving as the CEO of Northrop Grumman. Ron currently is the Chairman of Uber, and sits on the Board of Directors for Apple. Ron is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California, and of the National Academy of Engineering.

As a member of Nexii’s Board of Directors, Ron brings his expertise in managing and overseeing many of the most successful multinational corporations in their respective industries. Ron’s guidance will be valuable to the entire Nexii leadership team as the company scales globally.


Shenoor Jadavji

Shenoor Jadavji  |  Advisor

Shenoor brings over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate investment, leading transactions totaling more than $2 billion across all real estate classes in major and secondary Canadian markets as well as select US markets. She has particular experience in originating off-market deals and structuring value-aligned joint venture investments. Currently, Shenoor is the Founder and President of Lotus Capital Corp.


Peter Mogan

Peter Mogan  |  Chairman

For the past forty-one years, Peter Mogan has been active as a lawyer, businessman and mediator in B.C. and Ontario. He has worked closely with his business clients as a strategic advisor bringing a practical and entrepreneurial approach. Peter is known as a leading mid-market M&A legal advisor in British Columbia and has advised dozens of companies on employee ownership.

Peter currently serves as a director or advisor to the boards of several B.C. companies as well as a number of not-for-profits. He is a Chair for MacKay CEO Forums. Peter is deeply involved as Vice-Chair of Food for the Hungry, a global relief and development NGO with a vision to see the end of systemic poverty. 


Asghar Khan

Asghar Khan  |  Advisor

Asghar’s career spans leadership roles in global blue chip companies across industries in North America and Asia. He was the Regional Head of Strategy and Business Development for PepsiCo, leading a portfolio of 18 businesses in 14 countries across Asia Pacific, with primary focus to develop and lead strategy and M&A. He has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at PepsiCo in South East Asia, managing 10 businesses in 8 countries. Before that, Asghar worked in senior Finance and Planning roles at Rogers Communications Inc. Asghar has also served on the boards of multinational corporations in Asia Pacific.


Stanley Hainsworth

Stanley Hainsworth  |  Advisor

Stanley is the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Tether, a creative agency with clients such as Nike, Gatorade, BMW, Microsoft. Previously, Stanley spent many years at Nike as a Creative Director before moving to Denmark to take on the role of Global Creative Director for Lego. He later returned to the Northwest as VP Global Creative at Starbucks in Seattle before launching his own company. Stanley currently advises on brand strategy and development.


Michael Calyniuk

Michael Calyniuk  |  Advisor

Michael has had extensive board governance experience with private companies, public companies and crown corporations. Michael is a retired Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, having held various senior local and global management positions during his career with the firm, including Global Chief Information Officer.

Michael also served as the BC Chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors promoting and educating individuals on corporate governance best practices. Michael currently Chair's a number of Corporate Board Audit & Conduct Committees where he also acts as the lead director providing technology expertise and governance to the Board. Michael is currently serving on the Board of the Business Development Bank of Canada, Mundoro Capital Inc. and several private company advisory boards.

Michael is now offering guidance and support to Nexii, ensuring it has robust and secure information technology and data systems in place as the business scales up.


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