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Deluy Ariel, Senior Consultant and Trainer

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Ariel Deluy

Senior Consultant and Trainer

Course Instructor
Master of Public Policy Program


Ariel Deluy’s experience spans more than twenty-three (23) years, during which he has been responsible for capital projects, plant retooling, Telecommunications, International Development, and transportation projects. He has also overseen the implementation of enterprise project management systems, building and managing multidisciplinary and highly effective project teams, and providing strategic planning services for several Fortune 100 organizations internationally across industries and sectors.

Ariel's leadership philosophy and consulting approach is based on combining strategy with technology to deliver enduring results for clients. Implementing this approach, he has successfully executed strategic projects for organizations in the construction, telecommunications, manufacturing, automotive, airport and power sectors. He has led major assignments for Metrolinx in the subway expansion projects, WSDOT for the construction Columbia River Crossing projects, Bell Mobility, Hydro One, Webb, and General Motors. He was also involved in change management initiatives and project office restructuring for Caterpillar.

In the public sector, Ariel has worked with CATSA, TSA, and airport authorities throughout Canada and the United States on several successful airport security projects and baggage systems automation.

Ariel is a facilitator at Schulich Business School teaching in the Masters Certificate in Project Management Program. He delivers the Project Planning and Controls, the Effective Cost Management, Risk Management, Quality Management modules. Ariel received his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Concordia University, and his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Windsor. He is certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and PRINCE2. He is currently pursuing an MBA at Edinburgh Business School.


  • 23 years of project management and consulting experience in a variety of sectors including Telecommunications, Energy, Construction, Information Technology, Automotive, Airport, and Manufacturing
  • Extensive experience in managing projects in a multidisciplinary environment with excellent cross-functional leadership.
  • Proven track record for managing stakeholders’ expectations and implementing strategies that enhance productivity and profitability.
  • Experience in delivering training and mentoring to stakeholders and team members to improve the success of the project and the lifecycle of the product and services resulting from the project.
  • Strong technical training and demonstrated expertise in engineering planning, design, project financing, contract administration, construction management and start up services for numerous projects in IT, manufacturing and commercial.
  • Experienced in managing and maintaining effective relationships with customers, suppliers, vendors, and staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Accomplished in planning and executing projects from concepts to production, with strong problem resolution skills.
  • Provide strategic planning and team leadership through critical involvement of process and procedure development and definition for effective project management environment.

Competencies include:

  • Project Budgeting & Management
  • Estimating Labour/Material Costs
  • Capital Improvement & Expansion
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Process Optimization
  • Systems Analysis Procedure and Policy Development
  • Change Management
  • Cross Functional Team Leadership
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Staff Training & Development