Ontario Construction News staff writer
Labour and employment Paul Boniferro, Ontario’s former Deputy Attorney General, has joined the AECO Innovation Lab (AECO)’s Board of Advisors.
“I am very excited to be joining the AECO Board of Advisors at a pivotal time when technology has the potential to truly transform how governments and businesses operate,” he said in a statement last Wednesday. “I hope that the insights I can offer from my work in government and previous leadership roles will help drive the digital transformation needed to enable collaboration and increased efficiencies between governments and the architecture, engineering and construction sectors.”
In a statement, AECO says Boniferro brings an important perspective its advisory board, which brings together industry leaders from the public, private and academic sectors.
“Each member of the board brings a unique area of expertise, from architecture, engineering and construction to real estate, business, finance, change strategy and policy,” the statement says. “Paul’s role will be instrumental as the board seeks to build the relationships needed between industry, government and financial partners to enable digital transformation of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sectors.”
“Paul is an insightful, courageous leader who is widely trusted and respected,” says AECO CEO Arash Shahi. “He has political and public service experience, which will be advantageous as we seek to break down silos and increase the productivity of AEC industries and government through collaboration, knowledge sharing and digital transformation. I am very pleased to welcome him to our Board of Advisors.”