Mary Perri, PhD

Mary Perri, PhD has extensive experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in Canada and internationally. She has led mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategy development and commercial excellence. Mary recently returned to her alma mater the John Molson School of Business and leads change and process improvement initiatives. She is proud to serve and to participate in this multi-discipline case competition.


Phil Cole

Phil has developed a very broad experience set through successful roles in engineering, development, program management, customer service, sales, marketing, business development and senior management in companies, both large and small, in the Aerospace and Defense sector.

He is a planner, an executor of plans, and a change catalyst/motivator that is always looking for new ways to enhance profitability, quality and company value. 

William Cheaib

William Cheaib is the Chief of Staff to the President of Concordia University. In this role he provides advice to the President and assists him in developing and implementing strategy. In addition, William oversees Concordia’s international relations as Associate Vice-President International.

William holds a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in Law.

ENGCOMM is the 1st of its kind in the world. I’m proud to serve on the Board, and help expanding the Competition’s reach all around the globe.   

Audrey Landry

Audrey Landry is a senior manager in audit at KPMG. She works in various industries from
manufacturing to service provider with everything in between. Through her Bachelor of
Commerce with a major in accounting followed by the CPA program at Concordia, Audrey was
involved in all aspects of student life ranging from Co-Op program, exchange program to the
UK, assisting teacher, and case competitions (both as a participant and organizer).

Combining this experience with the experience gained through her career enables Audrey to have a good knowledge of how to run a case competition and the benefits to all the stakeholders. I am excited for this year’s edition to see this unique competition continue to grow with the arrival of new schools along with new sponsors and new events.

Nadia Bhuiyan, PhD.

Nadia Bhuiyan (B.Eng., M.Sc., PhD) is the Vice-Provost of Partnerships and Experiential Learning at Concordia University. Bhuiyan has extensive experience in the world outside the university, and has successfully negotiated industrial research and training collaborations with major aerospace companies. 

She believes that the ENGCOMM will greatly enhance students’ technical and soft skills, provide valuable experience through multidisciplinary teamwork and offer excellent networking opportunities. She is looking forward to seeing how students gain from this unique experience.


Rui Lopes

With over 20 years of experience in leading companies in aerospace, telecom and medical equipment, Rui brings to the table a wealth of knowledge in product development, operations, marketing and global commercialization.

As someone with both a degree in physics and an MBA, Rui is keenly aware of the value of this unique competition and is proud to serve on the board. He's hoping that this year’s competition will expand their international outreach, cementing ENGCOMM’s place as the most important global competition of its kind.


Jonathan Maman

After earning his BCOMM with finance major at the John Molson School of Business and over a decade at the Bank of Montreal, Jon decided to go back to Concordia to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering. Somewhere along the way, he was recruited to join ENGCOMM as VP Internal and lead the next team as President the following year. This year he hopes to bring experience and guidance to the 5th edition of ENGCOMM.