As Director of Joint Projects and Services at the CANDU Owner’s Group (COG), Sonia is responsible for the line of business that develops solutions to problems and common issues in the CANDU community through innovative new approaches for longer more robust plant life. The group also provides auditing and inspection qualification services towards ensuring quality and reliability of CANDU systems and components. Sonia is responsible for interfacing with potential clients, member partners and executives both domestically and internationally.
Sonia has over 23 years of experience in the nuclear industry. Prior to COG, she worked at Candu Energy, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, with her last position being the Director of Marketing & Strategy. She also worked at Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, both as a process engineer and a senior cost engineer with extensive experience in developing proposals and cost models for various large scale nuclear projects and new builds.
Sonia holds a Chemical Engineering honors degree from the University of Toronto and is a licensed Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO). Sonia is currently the Chair for the Golden Horseshoe West (GHW) Chapter for Women in Nuclear (WiN) Canada and also is a member of the WiN Canada Board of Directors.