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Michael Bernstein, MBA, CFA, ICD.D
President, Juno Advisors Ltd.

Michael is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Infrastructure Corporation. He was responsible for the company’s overall management of power infrastructure and utilities businesses in Canada and internationally.

As an executive with extensive experience in the Canadian power, infrastructure and utilities sector, Michael was previously the President of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Canada Ltd. and a Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Group Limited. Prior to this, Michael served as the Senior Managing Director of Infrastructure and Utilities Advisory for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, as well as a senior executive with CIBC World Markets’ Power & Utilities investment banking group. Michael has been involved in a wide range of significant projects and transactions, such as advising on Autoroute A-25, Quebec’s first public-private partnership project, and working with the Province of Ontario on the $40 billion restructuring of Ontario Hydro. At Capstone, Michael helped triple the size of its power portfolio to over 500 MW, primarily through acquiring and developing wind projects in Canada.

Currently, Michael is the chair of CircuitMeter Inc., an early stage sub-metering and data analytics company, and a director of BiomeRenewable, and the Independent Electricity System Operator of Ontario.  Until January 2019, he was the Chairman of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario (APPrO). He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).  From 2013 to 2017, Michael was a director of Build Toronto, the real estate development arm of the City of Toronto.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Philosophy from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and ICD.D designations.

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