President & CEO of SmartCentres® effective July 1, 2018, President & COO of SmartCentres® since August 2016 and Chief Operating Officer of SmartCentres® since May 28, 2015. Chief Operating Officer of the Penguin Group from September 2005 to May 2015. Executive Vice-President Finance and Administration of the Penguin Group from 1998 to September 2005, Vice-President and CFO of Nexacor Realty Management Inc. (real estate subsidiary of Bell Canada) from January 1996 to February 1998. Mr. Forde is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from York University (1977). Trustee of SmartCentres from July 8, 2005 to May 27, 2015.