Alexander Jeglic named Procurement Ombudsman

Alexander Jeglic named Procurement Ombudsman

February 21, 2018

Mr. Alexander Jeglic has been named Procurement Ombudsman, effective April 3, 2018, for a five-year term.  He replaces Lorenzo Ieraci who was appointed Interim Procurement Ombudsman on May 9, 2016. He remains in the position until the new Procurement Ombudsman, Mr. Alexander Jeglic, takes office on April 3, 2018.

Alex is a lawyer by background and most recently served as General Counsel for PPP Canada Inc., a federal Crown Corporation, where he was involved in the procurement processes for large infrastructure projects. He previously held positions of increased responsibility in the United States and Canada including at the Canadian Commercial Corporation as Senior Legal Counsel and the Australian Trade Commission as Business Development Manager and International Trade Advisor in Washington (DC). Throughout Alex’s legal and professional career, he has focused primarily on procurement, contracting and dispute resolution which will serve him well as Procurement Ombudsman.

Alex graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa with a Bachelors of Art, Law with a concentration in Business Law in 2000. In 2001, Alex completed the Cornell Law School Paris Summer Institute program in international and comparative law and in 2003 completed a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Chicago, Illinois with a certificate in International Law.

Alex has also been teaching procurement law at Carleton University since 2010. Alex and his wife Shelley have four children.

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