Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation

Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation (SOCO) is a Saskatchewan Crown corporation with a direct reporting relationship to the provincial government through the Crown Investments Corporation.

SOCO operates under the registered business name of Innovation Place.


Associated Documents

Corporate Governance


Corporate Officers

Brent Sukenik

Acting President and Chief Executive Officer

Brent Sukenik was appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer for Innovation Place in October 2020, first joining the company in 2002 as the Corporate Controller and in October 2014 appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Innovation Place, Brent worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Audit Manager. Brent holds a Bachelor of Administration designation from the University of Regina and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).

Trevor Cross

Vice President, Corporate Services and Acting Chief Financial Officer

Trevor Cross was appointed Acting Chief Financial Officer for Innovation Place in October 2020, first joining the company in 2010 as Director of Information Technology and in April 2015 appointed Vice President, Corporate Services and Initiatives. Trevor earned a professional designation from the Project Management Institute and is a retired Commissioned Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. Trevor has also served on numerous not-for-profit governing boards for organizations based in Saskatchewan and Manitoba and previously worked and volunteered as a Canadian Yachting Association sailing instructor for over 25 years.

Debbie Haluik

Acting Vice President of Client Relations

Debbie Haluik was appointed Acting VP of Clients Relations for Innovation Place in April 2021, first joining the company in 1997. Debbie has held various roles in Property Management, Technical Operations, Marketing and Project Management, and has served as the Executive Director of Client Relations since October 2017. Debbie received a Certified Property Manager designation from the Real Estate Institute of Canada in 2006 and has participated in various leadership development programs, including the Effective Executive Program through the Edwards School of Business. She has served on the Real Estate Institute of Saskatchewan’s board of directors and volunteered with the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network of Saskatchewan.

Jackie Presnell

Acting Vice President of Business Development

Jackie Presnell was appointed Acting VP of Business Development for Innovation Place in April 2021, first joining the company in 2000 and spending her first six years in the Regina park before relocating to Saskatoon. Jackie has held a variety of roles in Property Management and Marketing including the Executive Director of Marketing since October 2017. Her previous real estate experience includes positions with Saskatchewan Property Management Corporation and Crown Life. Jackie received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan accompanied by a Certified Leasing Officer (CLO) designation through the Real Estate Institute of Canada. She has volunteered for a variety of committees and boards, such as BOMA, REIC, REIS, SEIMA and the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.




Board of Directors

Minister of Crown Investments Corporation