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Employee Stories

CPCS’s strategy and what we believe in

Managing Partner Marc-André Roy shares how the firm’s core beliefs came to be.  We think we’re a pretty unique management consulting firm. For one, we specialize in transport and power infrastructure, public-private partnerships (PPPs) and related analytics. We also bring together the disciplines needed to unpack the complexity of infrastructure: management, economics, finance, law, data […]

What entry-level or junior consultants do at CPCS

Thinking of becoming a business management consultant in the infrastructure sector? Here’s what to expect as a junior consultant at CPCS. Profile in brief: Job title: Junior Consultant Education: Entry-level talent with a Master’s degree in economics, management, finance, law, data science, engineering, urban planning or other relevant disciplines Years of experience: 1 to 3 […]

Being an editorial intern amid the coronavirus pandemic

Spotlight on inspiring CPCS interns: Meet Joseph Leonard, public relations student at Algonquin College. Joining CPCS as an editorial intern allowed me to hone my writing skills, work with the head of HR on a recruiting project and learn what goes on in a global management consulting firm. I’m Joseph Leonard, a third year public […]

Growing up in Cameroon and becoming Managing Partner of a global consulting firm

Get to know the people powering CPCS. Meet Managing Partner Jean-François Arsenault who leads the firm’s finance and global operations.  I’m the firefighter, obstacle remover and the firm’s number-cruncher-in-chief. My average week at CPCS looks like this: Negotiate contract terms with a client Hold a virtual conference to close a project Brainstorm with a project […]

CPCS intern: My experience leading a solar desalination initiative

Spotlight on inspiring CPCS interns: Meet Georgia McCutcheon, MSc student at Western University’s Ivey Business School. The highlight of my internship was laying the groundwork for a series of solar desalination projects in Sub-Saharan African communities in need of clean water. My ideal career? One where I can have a positive development impact on emerging […]

My first year at CPCS: Transforming how a global company communicates

The mandate CPCS gave me turned into the company’s biggest communications transformation in 50 years. Here’s my story and some lessons learned. A year ago I joined CPCS as their first director of global communications and marketing. If you don’t know, CPCS is a global management consulting company in the infrastructure sector. Think of projects related to […]

Leading through COVID-19 the CPCS way

CPCS, a global management consulting firm specializing in infrastructure, exhibits resilience as it continues to advance infrastructure priorities for clients around the world amid COVID-19 pandemic. “People over process” mindset drives the employee-owned company Keeping a global team connected is key to success Future trends dictate changes in the way CPCS does business “Projects don’t […]

My dream of travelling tomorrow

Jean-Marc Bourreau, our Director of Aviation, envisions big changes for air travel. In a future not so far away, old headaches in the aviation industry will have become a thing of the past. Tomorrow, I will travel  I will leave my house, close the door and take a car service directly to the departure terminal. […]

CPCS definition: What does CPCS mean?

What does CPCS stand for? We at CPCS often get asked.  First, let’s say that “CPCS” is a synonym for global infrastructure leadership… at least according to our dictionary. Second, many abbreviations, acronyms and initials have borrowed our four-letter name. We think we’re the oldest CPCS there is though. The letters “CP” in our name […]

Avoiding cabin fever while avoiding corona fever

Aleks Prodan, veteran remote employee and Associate Global Director, Transport, shares his secrets on how to work successfully from home. Aleks originally published this article on LinkedIn. Read it here. I’ve worked remotely full-time for over three years. Working remotely is great! The commute is a few steps to my home office or a few […]