icorp.ca inc. is a business strategy and performance management consulting firm that specializes in the provision of insight, cohesive governance, and performance based value creation.
President and Insight Principal
Peter Ostapchuk CPA, CA, ICD.D, ACC, CITP is the founder and president of icorp.ca inc.. Peter has over 29 years of private and public sector financial advisory, governance, restructuring, and financial performance management expertise in leadership roles. He is a graduate of McMaster University, a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, an accredited ICD.D director through the Institute of Corporate Directors, Audit Committee Certified (ACC) through the Directors College, and specially designated as a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).
Prior to establishing icorp.ca, Peter was a Principal Advisor with EY and PwC, risk management advisor with the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC), and formerly Deputy Chief Financial Officer for a federal Crown corporation, with an ex-officio seat on the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board.
Over the past 16 years, Peter has been the driving force of icorp.ca, with expertise as an advisor to public and private sectors, providing virtual COO | CFO business advisory, strategy and governance services for financial operations and control, strategic planning and transformation, restructuring, M&As, and financing and funding.
As a corporate director, Peter sits on the Investment Committee of the Board of the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health, and the Canadian Participating Committee for development of the ISO International Standard for Management Consultancy. Peter also sat on the Board of Alterna Savings for six years, a regulated financial institution with funds under management in excess of $5 Billion, and formerly sat on the Board of Alterna Bank, a Sch. I Bank. Peter was the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee for four of those years, and sat on the Risk, Conduct Review, Nominations, and HR / Pensions Committees.
Executive Vice President,
icorp capital inc.
Diana Kohar, M. Econ., MBA has over 21 years of entrepreneurial, business advisory and business ownership experience, having founded and built a $10 million seafood processing business in Eastern Europe from the ground up. More recently, she has applied her extensive governance and management oversight expertise into building a competitive seafood processing plant in Asia through a syndicated international investment project.
As a Board member on a number of successful companies, Diana possesses excellent abilities to identify investment opportunities, building investment models, and developing and executing strategic plans. Her key strength is the ability to work in different international jurisdictions and environments, and manage significant real estate business investments and leadership teams. Diana is fluent in English and Russian.
Diana has also been involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in emerging European and Asian markets, and sat on the Board of Directors of a Hong Kong / Cambodian company. As an experienced entrepreneur, over the past 10 years Diana has been serving with a Federal Crown Corporation in decision support and international product development, where she has launched a number of successful products in Canada aimed at International markets, while managing a portfolio of $350 million.
Diana’s diversified experience in identifying investment opportunities and assessing risks for different types of investors, from inexperienced to sophisticated, provides a strong value proposition, based upon trust and performance.
icorp capital inc. is an investment management company specializing in managed resort real estate investments, commercial equity investments, and commercial real estate investments and development.
McKinsey Special Selection – Role of the CFO is about thought leadership that focuses on developing business insight capability through Business Performance Management and integrated financial management processes.
The Government of Canada Results Framework and Program Inventory is a common approach to planning and managing resource expenditures and performance results, using integrated performance management as a reliable measure against program outcomes.