Vice-President, Operations & Chief Financial Officer
Jane Cheesman joined the CAAF in December 2019 as Vice-President, Operations & Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all financial aspects of the Foundation, risk management and operations, and facilitates the management of the Foundation’s human resources.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Jane worked for over 7 years at the Canadian Paediatric Society as its Director, Finance & Administration where she contributed to the long-term goals of the society and ensured the availability of resources to support its strategic priorities. Her responsibilities included finance, human resources, information technology, facilities and administration. Her 30+ years of work experience includes supporting a wide variety of organizations, from large multi-national technology firms, to legal firms and to clinical research organizations.
Jane is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. Jane is originally from South Wales and enjoys dragon boating and travel in her spare time.