Douglas Tardif has enjoyed a long successful career as an IT professional, businessman, performer, director and producer, fund raiser and as provider of virtual individual business coaching to clients across Canada.
Over the years his consulting company has provided Project Management and Information Technology Consulting expertise in several sectors including Canada’s leading Trust Companies, and the Southam Newspaper Group.
In 1991, Doug accepted a two year consulting assignment with the Government of the Cayman Islands. His work with Immigration, Tourism, Customs, Health Services, and Cayman Airways was rewarded with contract renewals for the next ten years. Concurrent with these activities, he also worked undercover, investigating money laundering, fraud, and government corruption.
In late 1998, Doug was invited to join The United Nations as the International Y2K Consultant. In this capacity, he provided seminars on contingency planning and infrastructure evaluation in Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.
Doug has appeared in a number of films, television commercials, and stage productions. With his technical team, he has also produced and directed corporate videos.
Doug has worked as a volunteer presenter with The Heart and Stroke Foundation, has led teams to Haiti assisting Mother Theresa Orphanages, and has contributed on several levels for Scouts Canada. He is the founder of The World’s Worst Oil Paintings Auction and Exhibition Inc., an outrageous fund raising initiative that has so far generated close to a million dollars for the Canadian Paraplegic Association.