Catherine Peacock

Managing Director

Catherine is a Managing Director in PwC’s Canadian Infrastructure & Project Finance team and is based in the Vancouver office.

Catherine has over 20 years of experience in business case development and procurement for large infrastructure projects. She has worked with many government departments on numerous successfully completed projects in a variety of sectors including energy, health, education and transportation. Catherine specializes in assisting government agencies with the development of business cases and with the procurement of major infrastructure projects. In this role she has worked with many clients to develop the key elements of a successful procurement process.

Recent transactions:

  • Lead financial advisor on the Surrey biofuels facility procurement (first waste to energy PPP in Canada)
  • Developed a business case for Edmonton LRT, a $1.6bn LRT procurement
  • Lead financial advisor on the re-provision of the Emily Carr Arts and Design University using a public-private partnership (first higher education PPP in Canada)
  • Developed a business case for the RCMP to examine options for delivery of operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of its existing Canada-wide asset portfolio as well as examining PPP options for the delivery of new assets
  • Lead advisor assisting PWGSC with the development and negotiation of a lease for the French River Dam

Catherine’s professional work has included assisting public sector clients in developing business cases for large infrastructure investments. She has lead the financial and commercial evaluations of bidders on large complex public-private partnership infrastructure projects and advised public sector clients on drafting of procurement documentation and deal structuring. Catherine has also assisted clients in the negotiation process up to financial close.

Catherine joined PwC in April 2010 and has advised on numerous completed major infrastructure projects in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. She is a graduate of the University of Wales with a bachelor's degree in economics (1984). She is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (1993) and also has the CGMA title.

Contact details

Tel: +1 604 806 7207

Email

Experience

  • Deals

Specialty

  • Public-private partnerships
  • Development of business cases
  • Procurement of major infrastructure projects
  • Healthcare

Education

  • University of Wales

Area of interest

  • Skiing
  • Cycling