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Board of Directors


Bill Kessels

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.

CHAIR

James M. Sylph, FCPA, FCA ICD.D

Independent Consultant,
Ewing Change Inc. 

VICE-CHAIR

Evangeline Colman-Sadd, CPA, CA

Auditor General of the Halifax Regional Municipality

 

Nancy Cheng, FCPA, FCA

Former Assistant Auditor General, Office of the Auditor General of Canada

David Christopherson

Member of Parliament (Canada) for Hamilton Centre

Malcolm Gaston, CPA, CMA, CPFA (UK)

Deputy Auditor General, Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia

Bill Kessels, CPA, CA, CMC, CISA, CIA

Partner, Public Sector Risk Leader and British Columbia Advisory Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

Guylaine Leclerc, FCPA auditor, FCA

Auditor General of Québec

Kim MacPherson, FCPA CA, ICD.D

Auditor General of New Brunswick

Ann Masson, M.P.A.

Independent Consultant and IPAC Associate, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)

Merwan Saher, FCPA, FCA

Former Auditor General of Alberta

Terry Paddon, CPA, CA

Former Auditor General of Newfoundland and Labrador

Michel Samson, FCPA auditor, FCA

Auditor General, City of Québec