Partner, Global Infrastructure Advisory
KPMG in Canada
Zyna is partner in KPMG’s Global Infrastructure Advisory Practice in Montreal. She is an Economist and a Chartered Accountant. She also holds a Project Management Professional designation and is acting as the governance chair on the board of directors of the Project Management Institute in Montreal for the past 5 years.
As part of our Global Infrastructure Advisory Practice, Zyna mostly focuses her work in the planning, procurement and execution of infrastructure projects through various delivery models, including public-private partnerships. She has been involved in all aspects of infrastructure deals going from the initial business case up to the financial closing. She focuses on the procurement, contractual, conformity and financial aspects of infrastructure transactions for governments, with the objective of maximizing the transaction value and ensuring a flawless process. She has been involved in infrastructure projects in Québec, Canada and the US, both for the public and private sectors and accordingly is familiar with the major issues, key success factors and potential pitfalls of such transactions. Her infrastructure experience includes projects delivered in various procurement modes, including traditional, DB, and DBFMO at various stages of procurement whether at the feasibility, planning or execution stages. She has worked, with numerous public stakeholders, on major public infrastructure projects in various industries including major transportation (rail, bridges and highways), water, electric, health, and other social infrastructure. She typically acts as financial advisor or independent expert for business case development or due diligence, feasibility studies, risk analysis and workshops, financial and cost-benefits analyses and economic impact analysis.
Bachelor Economics, McGill University
Graduate Diploma in public accountancy, McGill University
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Board member, Project Management Institute, Montreal Chapter 2010-currently
Board member, Women In Infrastructure, Québec 2015-currently
Board member, Information Technology Federation, Québec 1999-2009