Ryan Leopold

Ryan Leopold

Ryan is the national banking and capital markets leader for PwC Canada’s assurance practice. As the engagement leader on the audits of a number of banks and broker dealers in Canada, Ryan has extensive experience in the financial services sector.

Ryan is a member of OSFI’s deposit-taking institutions auditors advisory committee and represents PwC Canada on PwC’s global International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) banking committee.

He has significant financial instruments experience, including advising and auditing major Canadian banks’ IFRS 9 implementations. Ryan has deep expertise in the Canadian retail lending market, covering credit cards, mortgages, loyalty programs, payment processing, securitization accounting and regulatory requirements.

Ryan is the inaugural chair of PwC’s global cryptocurrency accounting working group. With representation from more than 30 countries, the working group is actively developing solution sets to assist investors and issuers of crypto assets to understand the unique accounting considerations in this rapidly evolving space.

Ryan graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor of commerce.