Karen Higgins, FCPA, FCA

Karen is the national director of accounting services for Deloitte & Touche LLP Canada. She is responsible for the firm’s accounting consultation network, focusing on all aspects of Canadian generally accepted accounting principles. Karen oversees the technical component for learning, compliance and marketplace materials relating to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), accounting standards for private enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and public sector accounting standards. She is a member of Deloitte’s Global IFRS leadership team.

Karen is the vice-chair of the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) and is the former chair of the AcSB’s IFRS Discussion Group. She lives in Toronto.