Working as Advisor to the Director Commercial Activities since 2006, Davinder is a key participant in the largest procurement project the Province of Ontario has seen in years. She works on all commercial aspects of obtaining new nuclear units for the Darlington site near Toronto. Davinder has been actively involved in assessing all potential reactor technologies available for deployment in Ontario and around the world and has worked on the request for proposal to competitively select the technology and related initiatives.
Davinder was educated at the University of Waterloo for her Hons B.A degree and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, where she received her designation as a Chartered Accountant. She has also obtained her executive leadership diploma from the Schulich School of Business.
Davinder has over 10 years of international experience in the Nuclear and Financial Services industries. She loves the complexity of transactions, working with different stakeholders and the constant challenges her job brings. Her most rewarding project was being the lead on obtaining the export financing for a nuclear reactor in Romania. Due to the large monetary aspect of this transaction, the initiative involved a complex array of issues and multi-national players. Davinder enjoys the constant learning working in the nuclear industry provides.
Prior to OPG, she worked for Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and held a number of management positions including Financing Consultant and Business Development and Financing Manager.
Davinder’s advice to young people entering the industry would be to “always keep a goal in mind. Start with achievable goals and work your way up…when you do achieve a goal, don’t forget to celebrate and capture the rush of achievement. This rush is what helps to achieve the next higher goal.”
Davinder enjoys her involvement with WiN, which allows her to work with an amazing network of leaders, from a diverse background.
Created on January 7, 2009.