Principal, Practice Leader, Government & Public Sector Advisory Services, Collins Barrow Ottawa LLP
Leena Patel is the Leader of the Government and Public Sector Advisory Services Practice and the Management Advisory Services Practice at Collins Barrow Ottawa.
Leena is a CPA, CA and received her Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting) degree from the University of Ottawa.
Leena began her career with a top-four global accounting firm and worked in two federal government departments and agencies. Leena is a principal and represents the firm in her committee role as the National Practice Leader on the North American Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Committee of Baker Tilly International.
As the Practice Leader of these Advisory service areas, Leena’s focus is to provide high-quality, specialized solutions that meet and exceed the unique needs and challenges of her clients. She has extensive experience in assisting organizations to strengthen controls, improve business processes, and meet their strategic, financial, operational and regulatory objectives.
Through Leena’s strong project management, facilitation and organizational skills, she has successfully planned, managed and executed projects in both public and private sector industries including various levels of government, not-for-profit organizations, mid-sized enterprises and multi-national organizations. Leena brings clarity to her clients with her refreshing perspectives and insight. Leena’s proactive approach and tailored solutions are a key factor in assisting organizations to maximize shareholder value, meet organizational objectives and make informed business decisions.