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Engineering Sector Hub Facilitator

Darya Duma, PEng, PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner
of 4DPM

Darya Duma, PEng, PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner is the President of 4DPM, providing consulting and instruction in project management. Past history includes being Vice-President of Procept Associates Ltd, Quality Manager responsible for maintaining Procept’s ISO 9001 registration, and projects developing national and international standards for CSA and ISO, developing PM governance frameworks and managing elevator installations for a mechanical contractor.

Practice areas include PM methodology design, PM software implementation, and course design and delivery. Darya was a member of the PMI REP Advisory Board, and is a member of the Canadian Advisory Committee on TC258 for Project Management.

Afternoon Sector Hub Panelists

Daniel Ankomah P.Eng., PMP, MBA, MSC(Eng.), BSc (Hons)
Project Coordinator

Dan is professional mining engineer in Ontario and PMP certification holder.

He has Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Degree in Mining Engineering from Ghana, West Africa, MSc (Eng.) in Environmental Engineering and Project Management from University of Leeds, UK and MBA from Bradford School of Management, Bradford UK with about 15 years’ experience in civil and mining engineering industries as well as project management in three continents.

Dan is currently chair of PMI Southern Ontario Chapter Northern Ontario Community.

Mehemed Delibasic, M.Sc., P.Eng.
Manager, Transportation Planning
WSP Canada Inc.

Mehemed Delibasic is a Professional Engineer with 17 years of extensive engineering experience in the transportation sector. He holds a Master of Science degree in Traffic/ Transportation Engineering and is currently the Manager of Transportation Planning at WSP Canada Inc.

Mehemed is a dedicated volunteer at Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), having served on several committees. He is also a volunteer at the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Licensure Assistance Program (LAP). Further, he currently serves as Chair of the OSPE’s Infrastructure and Transit Task Force.

In addition, Mehemed is a member of various engineering organizations including Past President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Toronto Section.

Caroline O'Shea, CHRL
Director, Talent
IPEX Management Inc.

Caroline is the Talent Director for IPEX Group of Companies. She is a seasoned HR Professional with over 25 years’ experience, in the manufacturing industry. She was instrumental in building the HR function at IPEX and now focuses her efforts on developing Talent strategies for the IPEX Companies. She is a HRPA member and member of the Strategic Capabilities Network.

The IPEX Group of Companies is the Leader in Thermoplastic Piping Systems where the largest, most recognized and diverse range of integrated piping products designed and manufactured – Everything professionals need to manage the full spectrum of today's municipal, industrial, commercial and residential challenges.

David Fortin, BASc, MBA, P.Eng
DataRealm Inc.

Dave's career started in Finance at Ford Motor Company, Powertrain division. During his 9 years at Ford he also worked in Manufacturing Controls engineering and Manufacturing Data Systems. He later worked at Flow (a water jet manufacturer) as a Product Manager and General Manager of Flow Software Technologies (Division responsible for Developing Robotic Simulation and Offline development software.

Dave founded DataRealm Inc. which helped introduced corporate wide data collection (via 3rd party app) into Ford. DataRealm has grown and now has 35 employees, is incorporated in Canada, US, and Mexico. Customers include Ford, GM, Chrysler/FCA, Honda, ABB Robotics, Thyssen Krupp Systems Engineering, Jamieson Vitamins.

Nataliya Tkach M.Sc., P.Geo., PMP
Senior Hydrogeologist
exp Services Inc.

Nataliya is a senior hydrogeologist and a project manager with the Hydrogeology Group of the Environmental Services at exp Services Incorporation. The Hydrogeology team provides a wide range of professional consulting services related to groundwater resources and its protection to a broad client base in both private and public sectors on a variety of civil projects.

Nataliya is the current provincial director (Ontario) with the Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, which is a scientific and educational organization that promotes the study and knowledge of hydrogeological science and its application.

Rene McKeown CHRP, RPR, ICMP
Director, Human Resources
The Municipal Infrastructure Group (TMIG)

Rene is the Director of Human Resources for The Municipal Infrastructure Group. Rene is a Generalist in Human Resources. However, a large part of her time is spent in the area of acquiring and developing talent in the field of civil engineering. Rene was a member of the OSPE Career and Professional Development Committee where she offered insight into the world of engineering from an HR perspective.

Currently she is a volunteer mentor with the Human Resources Professional Association where she mentors HR graduates who are just entering the field of Human Resources.