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Neil is an accomplished real estate leader in all aspects of real estate development, business strategy, operations, and people management. He brings over 20 years of development and construction experience in high profile international projects such as Canary Wharf London, Atlantis Dubai and Porta Nuova Garibaldi Milan. As President of Great Gulf’s High-Rise business across North America, Neil is responsible for leading the growth and operations of the business including acquisitions and revenue strategies, and project execution in Canada and the US. His past roles include COO of TAS, a mixed-use development company, Vice President, Project and Development Services at Canderel Group, and Director of Business Development at Multiplex (a Brookfield Company).

 Neil holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a postgraduate Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cardiff University, UK.

Neil Vohrah - Director

Alex Pekurar - Treasurer

Siu Mee Cheng, PhD, MHSc., BASc., CHE - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

STREET HAVEN'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2023-24

Nicole Koteff is a detail-oriented litigator with more than 20 years of experience, who has created a practice devoted almost exclusively to defending real estate professionals and their brokerages.
Her practice focuses on professional regulation in the real estate sphere.  Prior to joining the firm, Nicole spent 7 years as In-House Legal Counsel for the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), where she prosecuted real estate agents, brokers and brokerages.  After leaving RECO, Nicole was chosen for the newly-created role of General Counsel for the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board.  In addition to holding positions on both the regulatory and the association sides of professional real estate, Nicole also holds a designation as a Real Estate Broker with the mid-town office of a major Canadian brokerage.  This direct involvement in the industry provides added insight to her representation of other real estate professionals when faced with allegations by RECO.
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree as well as a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University. She then graduated from Law School at the University of Western Ontario.
Nicole is often retained as an expert witness in real estate disputes and is a ferocious protector of her clients’ rights.

Nicole Koteff - VICE CHAIR

Jane Jhaveri-Malt (she/her) - Director

Siu Mee Cheng possesses over 28 years of leadership experience in the health and social services sectors and governments at the local, provincial and national levels in Canada, and has worked on critical health and social policy and care issues including working across the care continuum, food insecurity, housing, public health and poverty reduction. She has provided leadership for organizations that have operated at the point of intersection of key health and social issues that have impacted vulnerable populations, including women, newcomers, older adults, low-income individuals, individuals with mental health and addictions and the homeless, to name a few.


With knowledge and expertise gained from her work experience and her doctoral research on integrated health and social care for vulnerable populations, Siu Mee is dedicated to improving conditions for society’s most vulnerable through leadership, advocacy, research and volunteerism. Siu Mee possesses a PhD (from Toronto Metropolitan University in policy studies), with additional training in public health and community health, and is a Certified Health Executive Member with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. She has offered thought up leadership on critical health and social care issues through publications and presentations at national and international conferences.


Siu Mee is also a sessional instructor for the Faculty of Arts and Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University. Siu Mee was recognized by WXN as Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women (Community Impact) in 2023.

Sheryl Song - Chair

Veronica Maidman is a trailblazing leader in Canada’s financial sector. For more than a decade, she was President of Equifax Canada. She was the first-ever woman President at this global company, a technology-driven and highly-regulated organization serving the entire spectrum of the financial community. Prior to this, she was President and CEO of its predecessor, Toronto Credits Limited. Veronica has extensive experience on corporate, non-profit, industry and trade association boards, including as a board chair and committee chair. Currently on the board of eHealth Ontario, she has also sat on the boards of Equifax Canada, Laurentian Bank, President's Choice Bank, the Credit Counselling Service of Toronto (chair), Sunnybrook and Women’s Foundation, Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, and various finance industry boards. In addition to her studies at Ryerson, she pursued additional studies at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Director’s Education Program at the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto.

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Jane recently held the role of Tangerine Bank’s Chief Customer Officer where she brought her strong client focus to lead Tangerine’s Client Experience along with its Design practice to deliver a compelling experience for Tangerine’s Clients. Jane also led the Bank’s efforts in the areas of Employee Experience, ESG and Communications & PR in an effort to align Tangerine’s Client Experience with its Employee Experience and to instill a high performance and Client-centric culture at the Bank. 

Prior to Tangerine, Jane held VP roles in Global Communications and in Strategy & Change Management in both International Banking and in Canadian Banking at Scotiabank over a span of 10 years. Before joining Scotiabank, Jane held a variety of roles including Managing Consultant in Strategy & Change Management at IBM and US Equity Analyst at Mackenzie Financial. She started her career as a Personal Banker at the Royal Bank. 

Jane holds an MBA in Strategy & Finance from McGill University and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Ottawa.

Jane lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter. She is an avid traveller and an amateur photographer and artist.  

Sheryl Song is the Founder & CEO of Ryna, an AI-driven housing rental platform with the mission to create a personalized renting experience that prioritizes attainability, reliability, and flexibility for the new generation of renters. Prior to founding Ryna, she specialized in executive search, talent strategy, leadership succession, and board services in the Commercial Real Estate sector across North America and Asia. She is the recipient of The W. Galen Weston Top Entrepreneur Award and EY Women in Tech Award by NEXT Canada. She was also named The Peak's "2022 Emerging Leaders for Startups and Tech" as one of the up-and-coming young leaders shaping Canada's economy, culture, and society. 
Sheryl joined Street Haven’s board in early 2019 and currently sits as the Chair of the Board. Being a minority new immigrant, she hopes to help Street Haven to enhance its brand image and grow its footprint to help more women to find stability in their lives. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.
She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of British Columbia.

Veronica Maidman - Director

Mary Chang has over 20 years of investment management and consulting experience in infrastructure, private equity, venture capital, and real estate portfolios. Her expertise includes advising, implementing, and managing investments across a broad range of asset classes. She has served on the boards of portfolio companies and is currently a board member of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Mary holds an MBA in Finance from the University of British Columbia, an Honours Bachelor from the University of Western Ontario, and is a CFA Charter holder.

Alex Pekurar is CFO of UpSnap Inc, a publicly listed technology company. He has over 15 years of leadership experience in both technology and accounting industries, working to foster a culture of accountability and transparency. He joined Street Haven and assumed the role of Treasurer in 2019. 

Mary Chang - SECRETARY