Tad Mangwengwende is a Senior Analyst at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). He is responsible for providing housing market analysis to support informed decision making and advance CMHC’s objectives of ensuring housing market stability and affordability for everyone in Canada. Before joining the corporation, he was an Economist at the Atlantic Province’s Economic Council.
Brandon Searle is the innovation director for the Off-site Construction Research Centre (OCRC) at the University of New Brunswick. Born in Moncton, N.B., he completed a BScE in civil engineering and a diploma in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick. Before joining UNB in his current role, Brandon worked on capital projects from both the owner and contractor side followed by a four-year position with WSP where he was an asset management consultant. While with WSP, he worked toward an M.Eng. focusing on level of service in infrastructure management and completed a broad collection of courses in economics, project management, business, finance and engineering. Brandon was recently elected to the CanBIM Board of Directors, and serves as the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Western NB Section Past-Chair, CSCE Atlantic Region Treasurer and is a former director on the Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) Board of Directors.