Doreen Wong

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Doreen Wong, B.A., B.COMM., LL.B., CRIO, PMP, SCMP (Candidate) is the Vice President and a Principal Consultant of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM), a boutique multidisciplinary consulting firm. RGM, a proud Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), was the recipient of WBE’s 2021 Supplier of the Year for demonstrated excellence in business growth, impact on the economy and dedication to supporting other women owned businesses, WBE’s 2020 Canada Leader Award for exemplary leadership and community recognition, as well as WBE’s 2019 Rising Star Award for achievements in supplier diversity, economic, business, and innovative impact.

Doreen is a leading practitioner in Canadian public sector, infrastructure, information technology and public private partnership (P3/PPP) procurements. On the public side, as a Principal Consultant, Doreen has led and delivered end-to-end procurement consulting, advisory and training services; P3 procurement and transaction advisory services; procedural fairness monitoring services; bid dispute review services; risk review services; and contract & vendor management and negotiation services for multiple client teams on significant, high profile, complex and sensitive transactions.

Doreen’s public sector career experience includes her role as Vice President, leading the Project Procurement team at Infrastructure Ontario. In this role, she provided senior leadership in the execution of procurement activities in all phases of the P3/PPP portfolio for the Province of Ontario, as well as in the development of procurement templates and documents, evaluation frameworks, policies and procedures, and vendors of records. Doreen has supported P3/PPP procurements, valued up to $2B CAD, in affordable housing, jails, courthouses, large I&IT solutions, biosolids management, energy development and planning, transit, and healthcare facilities. For her private sector clients, Doreen has delivered both RFP proposal development support & training services, as well as bid dispute review services, leveraging her extensive procurement experience, legal practice experience in commercial transactions and I&IT, and her executive business experience in procurement, and I&IT contracts negotiations and training.

In September 2021, Doreen successfully completed Global Center on Adaptation’s first Masterclass in Climate-Resilient Public-Private Partnerships, having been selected to join the first global cohort. Doreen is a Climate Resilient Infrastructure Officer (CRIO), a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a lawyer with the Ontario Bar. Doreen is a volunteer with Evergreen Foundation, a Canadian charity aiming to find urban development solutions. She has supported Evergreen at the My Future Home Forum (2022), Future Cities Canada (2021) – #TheSummit, #UnexpectedSolutions (2020), as well as at #CatalyzingCommunitySolutions (2019)