Linda Mezon-Hutter was the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) Chair from 2013 to 2022, also serving as a board member from 2004 to 2013. Her time with the AcSB encompassed the adoption of IFRS® Accounting Standards. She joined the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in September 2022 for a five-year term.
Prior to this, Linda was the Chief Accountant at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), responsible for the interpretation and application of IFRS Standards and U.S. GAAP. She also monitored compliance with Canadian regulatory requirements on financial disclosure and was responsible for auditor independence. Before RBC, Linda held other senior positions in industry and also has four years of experience in public accounting.
Linda was named a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2013, is a Certified Public Accountant (Michigan) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), holds a BA in Accounting from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Detroit.