Jane Bird is a Senior Business Advisor with Bennett Jones LLP. Jane provides advice to private and public sector clients related to the development and execution of infrastructure projects, having been directly involved with significant projects since 1998.
Jane is one of the directors appointed to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Canada Infrastructure Bank. She is also a director of Global Container Terminals Inc. and of Western Forest Products Inc., where she chairs the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
As a result of her leadership, Jane received the National Outstanding Leader Award from the Women’s Infrastructure Network (2017). She was also awarded the Vancouver Board of Trade Spirit of Vancouver Outstanding Leadership Award (2009), named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women (2009) and awarded the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association Appreciation Award (2011).
After earning her law degree and before moving to project management, Jane practiced corporate and commercial real estate law.