Anthony McCord joined the MTA as Chief Transformation Officer in December 2019. Reporting directly to the MTA Board, McCord is charged with carrying out the MTA Transformation Plan, a comprehensive reorganization and modernization of the Authority’s operations.
A senior executive with over 25 years of global experience, McCord has worked with or led industrial services and infrastructure companies in North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East. Most recently, he led a flagship health care project for Veolia, a large French multinational industrial services firm. In that role, he acted as site director to turn around a 3.5-million-square-foot hospital and energy plant complex at the University of Montreal Health Centre, North America’s largest and most complex healthcare public-private partnership.
Previously, McCord served as CEO for the International Division in the Middle East and in Canada at Bouygues Energies & Services, a world leader in energy, industrial, engineering, and digital services. He transformed the company’s operations in several countries, simultaneously developing operations in new countries and securing financial close of several major contracts. He has also led major initiatives for the Air Liquide Group and Cryolor SA. McCord has volunteered on non-profit Boards and to help the longterm unemployed return to work.
Originally from Vancouver, Canada, McCord holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, as well as a bachelor’s degree (1st Class, Honors) in international relations from the University of British Columbia. He is married and has two adult children.