Enterprise Risk Services

Risk planning and intelligence in public sector agencies are critical to quickly recognize and address future opportunities and threats to their performance as agencies are held to high standards of transparency and accountability. We can implement a tailored governance model that adheres to all necessary regulatory requirements while satisfying citizen expectations. 

Solutions for Your Success

  • Cyber Security

    As the public sector increases its digital presence and use of cloud-based servers, the need for a robust cyber security strategy has grown exponentially. Strengthen your organization’s defences with our industry-leading team’s expertise and suite of critical cyber security services and solutions - from threat assessments right through to guiding your entity through a security breach with our 24-7 incident response team. 

  • Internal Audit and Controls

    An effective system of internal controls will help safeguard assets, improve reliability of financial reporting and support compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We ensure your agency has a mechanism in place that provides independent assurance your internal control systems are mitigating risk and highlights opportunities to improve operations and optimize performance through an effective internal audit function.

  • Resilience and Continuity Readiness

    The increase in natural disasters such as large-scale flooding and forest fires have highlighted the need for robust resilience and continuity planning to ensure your community or department can function in even the worst scenarios. Be prepared at all levels: MNP offers a suite of services including risk and vulnerability assessments; emergency response planning; business impact analysis; crisis and communication planning; IT disaster recovery planning and more. 


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    Contact our Public Sector Team

    Craig Kutarna Gates

    National Leader; Provincial Leader (SK) – Public Sector

    Craig Gates, MPA, is a Practice Leader with MNP’s Consulting team in Saskatchewan. Taking a collaborative approach, Craig delivers strong strategic support to executive teams and boards of directors in public companies, executive government, crown corporations, economic development agencies and Aboriginal organizations.

    An experienced consultant, Craig analyzes complex organizational challenges and opportunities and develops innovative strategies to help clients reach their goals. He has successfully led diverse projects involving strategic planning, business planning, operational reviews and planning, market research and intelligence, and performance effectiveness.

    Craig has almost 15 years of professional consulting experience with global, regional and local firms. He takes pride in helping organizations realize their potential while making a difference to stakeholders and the broader community. His solutions are always practical and designed to produce results.

    After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1997, Craig went on to receive a Master of Public Administration degree from Queen’s University. Craig is a graduate of Leadership Regina, a program that develops and educates community leaders. He also co-founded the Regina Regional Economic Development Authority’s Future Leaders Group.