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Wilfrid Laurier University Information and Communication Technologies
October 23, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Niru Philip

Business Analyst

Contact Information
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.3765
Fax: 519-746-5790
Office Location: 255 King St K401K
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30
Academic Background

AgilePM , ITIL & A+ Certified., B.Sc. Major Computer Science, Minor Political Science (Laurier)


Niru first arrived on the Laurier Campus as a student in 1993, in September 1994 he was employed by Computing Services part-time, as a computer technician and in 1996 he was hired as a Help Desk Consultant.  In March 1997 he was offered a full-time position as Systems Support Technician in Alumni and Development.  He graduated from Laurier in June of 1997 with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a minor in Political Science.  At the beginning of 2001 he joined Enterprise Solutions as a Systems Analyst III, providing support and Project implementation for  Cognos BI Campus Wide.  His portfolio grew to include support for The Laurier Stockmarket Competition, Parking Services, CMIS Exams, Timetable Scheduling and Cognos Support to all Laurier Campuses.  Next his experience grew with the Ancillary Support Team that provides day to day, on call and Project Management Services in support of the Laurier Bookstore, Parking Services, Printing Services and Onecard.   In 2017 Niru joined the ICT Projects Team as a Business Analyst working with the web team.

Since 1997 Niru has also served WLUSA(WLU Staff Association) in various capacities as Chief Negotiator, Treasurer, Vice President Internal, President and Steward/Council Representative.  He is currently the Past President for WLUSA/OSSTF D35.  

In July of 2011 Niru was elected as the Staff Representative on the Laurier Board of Governors and renewed in 2014 for a second term.  In this capacity he served on the following Committees of the BOG; Executive & Governance; Finance & Investment; and Audit & Compliance.