Catherine Fagnan is Associate General Counsel at Green Infrastructure Partners where she leads the legal group and is a member of the Executive Team. Green Infrastructure Partners is a large and diverse Canadian infrastructure company that offers vertically integrated solutions for public and private projects of varying size and scale. Prior to this role, Catherine was Associate General Counsel with TELUS Communications; Senior Counsel at Lafarge Canada (Holcim); and senior business and tax law associate at McCarthy Tetrault LLP.
Catherine is trilingual and holds a joint MBA from Kellogg Schulich as well as her ICD.D designation obtained from the Rotman/Institute of Corporate Directors program. Catherine’s areas of expertise range from navigating regulated environments, M&A, negotiating sensitive corporate and commercial agreements, competition law, litigation, ethics & compliance, and corporate governance.
Catherine is actively involved in diversity initiatives to promote, amongst other things, the inclusion and retention of women within the construction industry. Catherine served as a member of the board of Comtech Fire Credit Union (Audit and HR/Compensation Committees) from 2021 until 2023. In 2021, Catherine became a limited partner in the newly formed Women’s Equity Lab (WEL) fund (Toronto), which purpose is to invest in new ventures with other female investors.