Bob Plamondon FCPA / FCA is a consultant and writer with expertise in the fields of:
Bob's leadership and operational experience at the national and local level includes:
In addition to serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for a number of consulting engineering firms, Bob has also taught at three Canadian universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels on a full and part time basis. He delivers an annual lecture on Canadian political history at McGill University.
Bob's passion for Canada was evident in his involvement in the 2002 nation-wide "Hay West" relief effort in aid of drought-stricken western farmers. He wrote a book about the venture to inspire others to do good work for the nation. He also led the initiative that led to the renaming of the Ottawa River Parkway in honour of Sir John A. Macdonald.
His three bestselling books on Canadian political history have been critically acclaimed and have made an enduring contribution to our national understanding. Of note, he ran for Parliament in 1988 as a Progressive Conservative.
Bob is a graduate of Carleton University with a Masters of Management Studies and a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in marketing.
In recognition of a distinguished career, the Institute of Chartered Accountants awarded Bob the designation of FCA. In 2012 Bob was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions to the country. Bob also served on the Economic Development Committee of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and is a Director of the Ottawa Chapter of the Sir Winston Churchill Society.
In 2014 Bob was appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission where he sits on the Executive Committee and Audit Committee. He is also on the board of the Ottawa chapter of the Sir Winston Churchill Society.