Everett Colby, FCPA, FCGA

Everett is a principal of Colby McGeachy, PC, a licensed public accounting firm in Ottawa, Canada and an independent member firm of Porter Hetu International. He is an Accredited Litigation Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Director and FCPA, FCGA. Everett received his Fellowship award in 2002 and is a Life Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and the international Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Everett served for 12 years on the Board of Directors for legacy CGA Ontario and was chair in 2009 and 2010. He has also appeared before the Canadian Parliament and Senate on a regular basis regarding Federal budget policy and other fiscal initiatives on behalf of a legacy body association.

Everett was a charter appointed member of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Federal Tax Professionals Advisory Committee and was recently re-appointed to represent the accounting profession on the Department of Finance’s international anti-money laundering task force. Everett has authored several comprehensive professional practice guidelines including Canada’s civil penalties legislation (Misrepresentation of a Tax Matter by a third party). He is a frequent seminar presenter across Canada and internationally, and is frequently interviewed and quoted in newspapers such as the National Post, Toronto Star and Bottom Line.