Senior Management

Halifax Harbour Bridges CEO Tony Wright poses for a photo. He is wearing a light grey suit jacket and crisp white button-down shirt.

Tony Wright

Chief Executive Officer

Tony Wright is the Chief Executive Officer for Halifax Harbour Bridges. He is responsible for managing the organization’s operations to ensure it delivers on the commitment to provide safe, efficient and reliable cross-harbour transportation. He works closely with the Board of Commissioners and has identified HHB’s 10-year capital and maintenance program, next-generation tolling and the future of the MacKay Bridge as top priorities.

A senior leader with more than 15 years of experience, he has successful introduced and managed several multi-million dollar initiatives, including the $25 million refit of a warship and the construction and operation of Canada’s leading demonstration facility for marine renewable energy.

A graduate of both Saint Mary’s University (Masters of Business Administration) and the Royal Military College (Bachelor of Engineering), Tony enjoyed an 22-year military career, serving in a variety of engineering, business analyst and education oversite roles. In May 2012 he left the service to explore new opportunities as General Manager of the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE).

At FORCE, he oversaw the construction of the $40 million test site with challenges that included land acquisitions, the securing of regulatory requirements, the construction of a 30MW interconnection facility, and the installation of 11K of subsea power cables in the world’s highest and fastest tides.

He successfully positioned FORCE as a top-rated tidal energy facility that attracted leading tidal developers to Nova Scotia – resulting in over $220M in regional spending. While advancing Canada’s marine renewable energy initiatives on behalf of both the federal and Nova Scotia provincial government, he created important relationships with government, Bay of Fundy communities, Indigenous organizations, researchers, academic institutions and private sector service providers.

He joined HHB in August 2022.

Halifax Harbour Bridges CFO Mike McFeters poses for a photo. He is wearing a black suit jacket and light-blue btuton-down shirt.

Mike McFeters

Chief Financial Officer

Mike McFeters, CPA, CA is Chief Financial Officer of HHB.  As CFO, Mike is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of HHB operations and provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the organization.

Mike has 25 years of experience that began in audit and assurance at a major accounting firm as well as positions in international banking and finance and served as CFO for a publicly traded Canadian corporation before joining HHB in 2014.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Chief Engineer Ahsan Chowdhury.

Ahsan Chowdhury

Chief Bridge Engineer

Ahsan has more than 20 years of multi-disciplinary engineering experience in research, design, analysis, investigations, construction, project management and contract administration.

Ahsan came to Canada as a Professional Engineer/landed immigrant in 2007 after 10 years of engineering experience in planning, designing and maintaining of high-profile infrastructures in Bangladesh. He received a Master of Engineering degree from Concordia University in Montreal and began his bridge engineering career with HHB in 2010.

Ahsan is passionate about long span cable-supported bridges, their design, inspection, complex retrofit and maintenance works. He is the author of many technical paper and publications.

Halifax Harbour Bridges CIO David Greenfield poses for a photo. He is wearing a black suit jacket and grey-blue button-down shirt.

David Greenfield

Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer, David is responsible for all tolling and technology components of HHB operations and provides technical oversight, program management and direction for HHB’s tolling and technology initiatives.

David has over 25 years of experience that began in accounting and advanced his IT career with national and international insurance firms. He spent seven years as a director for an international consulting firm accountable for providing infrastructure services, application maintenance and support, project management and business processing outsourcing for the Canadian Securities market before joining HHB in 2020.

David was born and has lived in HRM his entire life. David has been volunteering with minor hockey for 15 years and actively manages elite hockey teams and development programs.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Corporate Controller Lisa MacKinnon poses for a photo. She is wearing glasses and a black turtleneck sweater.

Lisa MacKinnon

Corporate Controller, Finance

Born in Truro and raised in Cape Breton, Lisa is a Certified Professional Account. She also has a marketing degree from Saint Mary’s University. Before joining Halifax Harbour Bridges in  2011, she volunteered internationally in Swaziland and Botswana. She has worked with the Village of Baddeck.

An avid volunteer, she has served on the boards of St. Joseph’s Children’s Centre, and the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Maintenance Engineer Frank Robinson.

Frank Robinson

Maintenance Manager

Frank has been at Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) for seven years as maintenance engineer. Frank is responsible for the daily maintenance of all assets including bridges and overpasses, approach roads, buildings and associated grounds. As well, Frank works with other HHB departments to maintain or exceed service levels to the travelling public.

Frank graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated from the Technical University of Nova Scotia with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. Before joining HHB Frank worked in the maintenance and construction industry within the private sector. Frank brings his background in the development and maintenance of properties, project management of existing and new buildings all while exercising his strong knowledge in safety regulations and best practices.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Communications Manager Steve Proctor poses for a photo. He is wearing a grey suit jacket and blue button-down shirt.

Steven Proctor

Communications Manager

Steve is a communications professional with more than 30 years experience working in journalism, public relations and executive communications. Steve had a 25-year career at the Halifax Chronicle Herald before launching his own communications practice. He has served as Communications Manager and spokesperson for Saint Mary’s University, the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council and ITAC, a national technology association.

Before joining HHB, he was Vice President Marketing and Communications for ITWC, Canada’s largest content house serving the IT industry. He has published three books and produced more than a dozen dinner theatres as fundraising efforts.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Human Resources Manager Carl Gannon.

Carl Gannon

Human Resources Manager

Carl holds a professional designation as a chartered professional of human resources (CPHR) and has more than 30 years of experience in strategic human resources management in the public and private sector. Carl is certified in staffing/recruitment and accredited in classification & job evaluation. Carl has extensive experience in staffing, labour relations, human rights, pay equity and equity, diversity and inclusion.

He has worked as a human rights investigator with the Canadian Human Rights Commission and as a workplace equity officer with Labour Canada.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Operations Manager Daryl Lowe poses for a photo. he is wearing a black suit jacket and red-and-blue plaid collared shirt.

Daryl Lowe

Operations Manager

Daryl graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Royal Military College (RMC) with a Master of Business Administration, Queen’s University with a Master of Public Administration, and Canadian Forces Staff College.

Daryl served 28 years in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Logistics Officer serving in various seagoing and staff positions in Canada and abroad.

Daryl is responsible for the daily operations, security and enforcement, policy and external liaison.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Safety Manager Dave Power poses for a photo. He is wearing glasses and a navy-and-burgundy checkered shirt.

Dave Power

Safety Manager

Dave Power worked for 31 years in the construction industry and 12 years in the financial services industry before a work place tragedy that impacted his family motivated him to return to school to become a safety professional.

Since then, he has worked in the oil sands as managing 40 safety advisors and more than 1,000 workers and 40 subcontractors on a variety of work sites.

As safety manager, he is responsible for growing HHB’s safety culture and managing HHB’s overall safety program.