CPA Canada’s audit data analytics committee: Its mission, key activities and members

Our new Audit Data Analytics Committee (ADAC) provides guidance and support for using data analytics in the audit of financial statements. Learn about the committee's key activities to help with your audit data analytics needs.

Audit data analytics is one of the many areas in which Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) supports its members. Audit data analytics refers to the use of data analytics in the audit of financial statements.

The Committee's mission

The committee conducts research and delivers quality thought leadership and guidance in audit data analytics, an area of strategic importance to CPA Canada, which supports audit innovation. This work will also ultimately promote the influence, relevance and value of the Canadian CPA designation.

Through this work, CPA Canada:

  • acts in the public interest
  • supports our members
  • contributes to Canada's economic and social development

Key activities

  • Development: thought leadership and non-authoritative audit guidance identifying, researching, commenting on and providing considerations for auditors, management, and audit committee members on audit data analytics and opportunities that affect the profession
  • Communication: creating opportunities for open dialogue with Canadian and international audit and assurance standard setters, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders in regard to the opportunities and challenges when using audit data analytics.

ADAC’s membership comprises professionals with expertise, experience and an interest in audit data analytics as it affects the public accounting profession, including members from:

  • accounting firms
  • private and public sector
  • academia


Eric Au, CPA, CA, CBV, CIA, MAcc, BMath
Neil Currie, CPA, CA
Sarah deGuzman, CPA, CA
Nicole Deschamps, CPA, CA
Birender Gill, CPA, CA
Juli-ann Gorgi, CPA, CA, MAcc
Kieng Iv, CPA, CA, CMA, MAcc
Karel Krulich, CPA, CA
Elaine Lee, CMA, CPA
Travis Leppky, FCPA, FCA, CISA
May Leung, CPA, CA, MAcc
Gregory P. Shields, CPA, CA
Theo Stratopoulos, PhD
Gerard Trites, CPA, CA

For more information, please contact:

Juli-ann Gorgi, CPA, CA, MAcc
Principal, Research, Guidance & Support Group
Audit and Assurance


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