Joel Bernardi

Chief Operating Officer, The Minto Group and President, Minto Communities Canada

As the Chief Operating Officer and President Minto Communities Canada, Joel is responsible for all Canadian housing and condominium development. He is also accountable for company-wide finance, legal, human resources, communications, business process and information technology, strategic planning, sustainability, marketing, and brand.

Joel joined The Minto Group in 2011, bringing more than 25 years of business experience in the technology and energy industries. He held a range of progressively senior roles in operations, finance, strategic planning, HR, IT and M&A amongst others, during his 10 years at Suncor Energy and 15 years at Nortel Networks.

Joel has served as a director on several boards, including eight years as a Director and Chairman for UPI Energy LP, a large energy and agricultural supply business. Based in Ottawa, he is a past Board Director for the Boys and Girls Club.