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Senior Management

Peter Kieran

Peter Kieran

Executive Chairman 

Peter is an engineer and Harvard MBA by training, he has twenty-five years of experience in management consulting in Canada and abroad. He was formerly the Vice President of a state owned corporation in Africa with 16,000 employees. He has been responsible for leading large multi-disciplinary teams for complex PPP transactions worth over US$22 billion.

Contact Information

pkieran@cpcs.ca
Arif Mohiuddin

Arif Mohiuddin

Partner, CEO CPCS Ventures

Arif has managed projects leading to successful financial close of 42 transactions worth over USD 10 billion in the power and transport sectors in Africa. His experience ranges from drafting/reviewing technical reports and developing/reviewing financial models to management of various stakeholders, carrying out market sounding, conducting bidding process, negotiations with investors and their lenders. He has been working with CPCS since 2001 and has an MBA from the Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

Contact Information

amohiuddin@cpcs.ca
Marc-André Roy

Marc-André Roy

Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, North America

Marc-André is responsible for the North American Division. He has led over 150 transportation-sector management consulting assignments for public and private sector clients in North America, Asia, South America, the Middle East and Africa. Marc-André was the top MBA graduate from the Schulich School of Business (2004) and is also the Immediate Past President of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF).

Contact Information

mroy@cpcs.ca
Mohammed Musa

Mohammed Musa

Vice-President, Finance

Mohammed is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 13 years of progressive corporate accounting and management experience across several industries. Hands on Controller with expertise in financial reporting, internal controls, budgets and forecasting as well as cash management.

Contact Information

mmusa@cpcs.ca
Lisa Rhoades

Lisa Rhoades

Vice President, Corporate Development

Lisa is a business development professional with 15 years of experience in international trade promotion, working in both the Canadian public and private sectors.  She is working to enhance CPCS’ operating model, to deliver on strategy, and to drive increased performance through process simplification and optimization. She has worked for CPCS for eleven years and is a Principal Shareholder.

Contact Information

lrhoades@cpcs.ca
Philip Asante

Philip Asante

Vice President, West Africa

Philip holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and an MBA in International Business. He has extensive project preparation and implementation experience, with a particular focus on Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects, supporting both the public and private sector in structuring projects and raising equity and debt financing. Philip’s experience spans the energy, railways and ports sectors and over the last decade, he has been part of teams that have successfully closed over $2 billion worth of infrastructure projects.

Contact Information

pasante@cpcs.ca
Jean-Francois Arsenault

Jean-Francois Arsenault

Vice President, Afrique Francophone

Jean-Franςois (JF) has managed over thirty projects for both public and private clients in the energy, transport and mining sectors. He has experience leading multidisciplinary teams in both developed and emerging economies and has a solid technical knowledge in economics and finance.  Prior to joining CPCS, he worked for the African Development Bank and the Canadian International Development Agency.

Contact Information

jarsenault@cpcs.ca
Miho Ihara

Miho Ihara

Vice President, East and Southern Africa

Miho has played key roles in nearly 40 projects in Africa, North America, Asia, and the Middle East since joining CPCS in 2007, focusing on strategy/planning and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP/P3) in the transport and power sectors. She is a strong project manager with proven record of successfully managing multidisciplinary teams for complex projects. Miho holds a Master’s Degree from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Contact Information

mihara@cpcs.ca
Hichame Selmaoui

Hichame Selmaoui

Vice President, International

Possessing a Master's in International Economics and International Project Management, Hichame has a deep knowledge of the development issues surrounding transportation and energy infrastructure. He has vast experience with projects financed by international funding organizations such as the World Bank, African Development Bank, and the European Union, for which he has led many major projects. 

Contact Information

hselmaoui@cpcs.ca