Ellen A. Corkery Dooher, CMC

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Project Management
Change Management
Business and Support Processes
Organization Renewal


Operational Effectiveness
Technology Consulting

Area of interest

Skiing, Running


Carleton University

Ellen Corkery-Dooher is a fluently bilingual Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She leads the Federal Public Sector practice as well as our Ottawa-based Operational Effectiveness and Technology Consulting practice. Ellen graduated from Carleton University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honours) in Psychology and in 2001 received her Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.

Ellen has national responsibilities for our Business Transformation line of business in the public sector in all jurisdictions across Canada. She currently represents Canada as PwC's Territory leader for People and Change.

With over 24 years of experience, Ellen has worked with clients undertaking large business transformations over the last 17 years, including program and corporate services renewal, the implementation of new service delivery models and lines of business, business process redesign, e-business, ERP and custom system implementations.

Over her career, Ellen has specialized in project management, re-engineering, change management, the improvement of business and support processes and organization renewal. She has a strong approach to project governance and program management and has managed a number of large scale multi-million dollar assignments on behalf of her clients. She has a reputation for achieving annual cost reductions in operating budgets while implementing new models in the front and back offices ranging from shared services, to outsourcing. She and her team frequently undertake independent "health checks" for ongoing change initiatives that range from $58M in size to over $200M.

Ellen is currently on the Executive of the Board of Christie Lake Kids and is involved in raising funds for cancer and multiple sclerosis research. She is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association of Canada, the International Coaching Federation and the Shared Services Network. She is an avid skier and runner.