D. Scott Collinson

National Transportation & Logistics Lead, PwC Canada

Scott Collinson brings over 20 years of business, consulting, and IT leadership to PwC, having driven transformational growth initiatives across all industries with a focus on health care, pharma, and life science sectors. Scott brings a unique combination of skills that span sales, delivery, consulting, and P&L leadership.

After beginning his career in the broadcasting industry, Scott moved to the IT consulting & system integration arena during the dot-com era. At this Start-Up, he held senior sales and alliance roles during a period of extreme merger and acquisition activity. Scott then joined Compaq Canada where he leveraged his experience to grow their services business in Canada and help with the Compaq/Hewlett-Packard integration. Mr. Collinson led transformational IT outsourcing wins in the health care and financial services industries to drive company-leading growth for HP Services.

Scott led the management and IT consulting business for Fujitsu Canada before returning to HP Canada to lead the Application Services and Consulting & Integration businesses and provide leadership for HP’s acquisition of EDS. During this time, Scott doubled the size of these businesses while helping transform delivery models to improve profitability and effectiveness.

Scott’s most recent role at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise was the start-up of an Americas Business Development organization focused on business outcomes and value-creation for target accounts. The robust merger and acquisition activity in the pharma sector led to Scott’s team driving key customer outcomes including the successful IT spin-off activities for a large US-based global customer.

Scott’s passion for organization leadership has seen him take on many mentorship, learning & development, and organizational change activities. He holds an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Royal Roads University.

Scott has served on the Toronto Board of Trade ICT Committee and currently sits on Eva’s Initiatives Revenue Development Committee. He is also very active in sailing where he chaired the Royal Canadian Yacht Club’s Youth Sailing Committee for five-years.

Scott lives in Toronto’s Beach community with his wife and three children.