Executive Vice President/Managing Director, Pomerleau Capital
Mr. J.P. Towner has been the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Pomerleau Inc. since August 2016.
He was involved in high profile transactions such as the $400 million University of Montreal Hospital Center Phase 2 where he led Pomerleau’s bid strategy, commercial structuring and financing solution. This was the first such contract transfer in the world for a multi billion dollar project delivered as a PPP. Mr. Towner was also involved on the negotiation and financial structuring of the $5 billion Montreal LRT project and the $160 million Baie Saint-Paul hospital, among others.
As part of his executive role, he also manages the firm’s global partnerships with co-investors, lenders, bonding companies and insurance providers.
In addition to his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer of Pomerleau, he is a director of Borea, a renewable energy construction company in Canada; and is a director of the Montreal Heart Institute. Foundation and Quebec MBA Association.
Prior to joining Pomerleau, Mr. Towner was Vice President and Head of Strategy and Financial Management at Bank of Montreal, where he formerly served as a Vice President in their Global Investment Banking division. Prior to Bank of Montreal, he was at Bell Canada in their Corporate Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions division.
He is a graduate from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program. He also obtained his Bachelor in Commerce with a Major in Accounting from Laval University.