Bill Kessels, CPA, CA, CMC, CISA, CIA
Public Sector Risk Leader and British Columbia Advisory Leader
Ernst & Young LLP
Bill is a partner at Ernst & Young.
Mr. Kessels originally joined Ernst & Young in 1988, and has more than 25 years of experience in assisting organizations in the areas of external and internal audit, process improvement and re-engineering, information technology, internal controls, financial management and change management. He has spent time in the private sector as General Manager of a technology company and partner of a boutique consulting firm prior to re-joining Ernst & Young as a partner in 2011. The past 10 years of his career have focused extensively on assisting the Public Sector assess and manage its risks.
Mr. Kessels frequently leverages his extensive professional knowledge and experience as an instructor, teaching both internal and external auditing courses. In addition to his professional designations he obtained his certificate in Public Sector Leadership and Governance in 2014 from the Centre on Public Sector Management and Policy at the University of Ottawa.