Robert Muter

Bob is a retired partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was leader of the National Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality group. He is a member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC), chair of the Performance Review Committee and a former member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council (AASOC) and the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB).

Bob was project leader of the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB)/Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) initiative Enhancing Audit Quality: A Canadian Framework for Proceeding. Key elements of this project are auditor skepticism, auditor reporting and the role of the audit committee in overseeing performance of the auditor. He is member of the Global Public Policy Committee (GPPC) task force on the future direction of the accounting profession including auditor reporting. The GPPC is a committee consisting of the Big Six accounting firms.

Bob is a frequent presenter at the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman School of Management on “Hot topics for Audit Committees.”