Meet Our Executive Team

Our core executive team is supplemented by our network of strategic alliances with specialized counsel across Canada to ensure that each file receives the optimal combination of sector- and region-specific expertise.
Paul Emanuelli
Paul EmanuelliGeneral Counsel and Managing Director
Paul Emanuelli is an internationally known author and procurement lawyer with over twenty years experience in public procurement. He has an extensive track record of public speaking, publishing and training and was recognized by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top ten public procurement lawyers in the world.
Heather Baker
Heather BakerSenior Procurement Advisor and Deputy Managing Director - Business Operations
Heather Baker is instrumental in supporting all aspects of our operations. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies and Psychology and has worked in the procurement sector for almost a decade.
Marilyn Brown
Marilyn BrownSenior Legal Counsel and Deputy Managing Director - Legal Services
Marilyn Brown is a public sector lawyer with over fifteen years intensive practice in the area of procurement law. Before joining the Procurement Law Office, Marilyn worked in the City of Toronto’s Legal Services Division.
Anna Krol
Anna KrolLegal Counsel
Anna graduated with an LL.B from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2012 and subsequently worked in the private sector managing bid-respond teams. She was called to the Ontario Bar and joined the Procurement Law Office in 2017.
Julia Mills
Julia MillsSenior Procurement Advisor and Communications Manager
Julia Mills is our technology lead and directs our Orbidder support team. She assists on major projects and manages our social media presence. With over 10 years of communications experience, she writes articles for the website, and edits and proofreads legal documents and training materials.
Lisa Kuechler
Lisa KuechlerProcurement Advisor and Training Manager
Lisa manages the logistics for our training programs, leads our media monitoring team, and provides client support for Orbidder users. She brings a wide range of experience to our team, including the management of a small business and acting as an advisor for large-scale payroll and benefits.
Candace Hurlock
Candace HurlockProcurement Operations Assistant
Candace Hurlock assists in the various administrative aspects of day-to-day operations. She possesses over eight years of writing and editing experience and is instrumental in assisting our media monitoring team. Candace has a bachelor’s degree in English & Communication and a master’s degree in education.
Angela Macdonald
Angela MacdonaldProcurement Resource Office Lead
Angela Macdonald is the lead for Procurement Resource Office executive-level recruitment. She is responsible for executive-level client engagement and relationship management for this new service. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, communications and corporate relations, working with a diverse range of organizations in both the public and private sectors. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Simon Fraser University.

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