Tony Dong

Advisor at Robotic Assistance Devices

Tony Dong is an Advisor at Robotic Assistance Devices. Tony has over 20 years of experience in risk management and has held senior positions at TransLink and other companies.

Tony Dong led the enterprise risk management (ERM) program for TransLink, a regional public transportation authority comprising 3 subsidiaries, $2 billion annual budget, and over 8000 employees, with jurisdiction over buses, rail, ferries, roads, and bridges in 21 municipalities. Tony provided ERM related advising for strategic planning and budgeting at both the enterprise and operating subsidiary level.

Tony Dong implemented risk assessments to identify strategic / operational risks and recommend mitigations / controls. Tony created risk frameworks, appetite statements and KRI’s to monitor risks. Tony prepared and presented quarterly/ad-hoc risk registers and reports for the Executive and Board. Tony ensured adequate disclosure and escalation of critical risk exposures to senior management attention.

Tony Dong researched emerging risk trends and industry best practices. Tony recommended process improvements to optimize the ERM program. Tony consulted on major initiatives to evaluate project specific risks. Tony developed and facilitated ERM workshops for the Executive and the Board. Tony participated in emergency management, safety, cybersecurity, and sustainability committees as a risk subject matter expert.

Tony Dong has a Master of Science from Columbia University in the City of New York in Enterprise Risk Management. Tony also has a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University in Criminology. In addition, they have various certifications from Bloomberg LP in Bloomberg Market Concepts, Franklin Templeton in Canadian ETF Proficiency Course, Canadian Securities Institute in Canadian Securities Course, and International Association of Interviewers in Certified Forensic Interviewer. Tony also has certification from the Government of British Columbia in Closed Circuit Television Installer License and Electronic Locking Device Installer License. Lastly, they have certification from the Canadian Securities Institute in Equity Trading & Sales and Silvercore Training Inc. in Handgun Level 2.



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