Matt Dowdle (MIR 2004) passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. A standout MIR alumnus, Matt had a stellar career in labour relations first at Capgemini and later at OPG. In recent years, he helped the Centre with our Korean delegations.
Matt’s compassion for others and deep understanding of human nature underpinned his outstanding career at OPG, which culminated as VP Labour Relations. His level head and sincere approach in union negotiations over the last 13 years literally kept the lights on throughout the province for a decade.
— Obituary of Matthew Peter Dowdle
The Matt Dowdle Leadership in IRHR Award has been created in Matt's honour to recognize graduating MIRHR students and alumni who display the qualities of leadership and team building that Matt exemplified.
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