Ms. Bird is a Senior Business Advisor with the Vancouver office of Bennett Jones LLP, a large Canadian law firm where she provides advice to private and public sector clients on matters related to the development and execution of infrastructure projects.
Jane has been directly involved with large projects for more than 20 years, including the development and construction of the Canada Line rapid transit project in Vancouver, the construction of the Waneta hydroelectric generating station in southeastern BC and the redevelopment of Canada House in London, U.K. Jane serves on the boards of several Canadian companies.
Ms. Bird has received several awards; Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award and the Vancouver Board of Trade Sprit of Vancouver Outstanding Leadership Award. Most recently, Jane received the 2017 National Outstanding Leader Award from the Women’s Infrastructure Network.
Ms. Bird holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.