Lara Gaede, FCA, CFA, ICD.D

Lara is the chief accountant and CFO at the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) where she provides expert knowledge in the areas of accounting, auditing and financial reporting matters to ASC staff as well as guidance to reporting issuers and their advisors. This division is involved in policy initiatives that relate to these areas of expertise. Lara is also a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB). She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) as well as a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and holds the ICD.D designation.


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