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Donald Allan

Allan Donald

Al is a Senior Partner in Deloitte's Canadian Practice. He has served large retailers (luxury, department store, drug and food) and consumer goods (food, fashion, apparel, beverage, and media) companies in Canada and with operations around the world. He leads relationships both with major audit and advisory clients. In these roles he has advised executive management, audit committees and boards on governance, audit, finance and merger and acquisition activities.

Al also leads the practice in helping companies understand how to enhance communications with key stakeholders, in particular through enhanced Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A’s) and other disclosure documents.

Al has over 30 years of public accounting experience. In addition to leading services to our clients, Al has served in a number of national and global marketing related leadership roles, which has given him an enhanced understanding of high quality communications.

Al has written and spoken on a variety of topics related to corporate reporting, the future of corporate reporting and the related assurance.

He serves on CPA Canada’s Advisory Group on Value Creation and has worked with CPA Canada in developing it non-GAAP reporting framework.

Al is also active in the community. He is a past member of the Foundation Board and Executive for St. Michaels Hospital, he is a member of the Huron University College Executive Board and is a Past President of the Donalda Club.

Al has degrees from the University of Western Ontario, the University of Windsor, he has attended the Stanford University Executive Program (SEP) and is a CPA (Ontario) and a CPA (Illinois).