Derick H. Wong

CA, Principal, Aboriginal Business Network

An experienced business strategist, marketer, computer security expert, and Chartered Accountant, Derick brings a well rounded set of experiences to the table which uniquely enables him to help an organization as a whole, not just the sum of its individual pieces.

With previous experience at senior level positions in Ernst & Young LLP, Microsoft, and Computer Associates, Derick is able to bring corporate level best practices to First Nation Communities and Aboriginal clients.

  • Proven track record of developing strategic business plans for rapid growth and financing requirements.
  • Financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting operational requirements necessary for organizations from small communities to large multinational corporations.
  • Development of financing strategies for local and international projects using multiple international financial institutions.
  • Operational reviews, which examine aspects of the First Nations business activities and make recommendations on how to improve operations.
  • IT operational reviews including IT security audits utilizing the ISO 17799 standards.
  • IT architecture review and policy development.
  • Project Management and Financing Related to Energy Projects.
  • Other project financing and due diligence.
  • Contract negotiations
  • Proposal writing
  • Marketing and Communications plan development including social media strategies and policy development
  • Operational and IT risk assessments.

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