Taryn is the director of audit assurance within the research, guidance and support group at CPA Canada. In this role, she oversees the development of CPA Canada’s research, guidance and thought leadership related to assurance matters. This includes implementation guidance for new or complex audit and assurance standards; resources regarding the impact of technology on the audit and assurance profession, including data analytics, blockchain and artificial intelligence; and assurance implications of emerging forms of external reporting. Prior to joining CPA Canada, Taryn was a manager at MNP LLP, specializing in the audits of small- to mid-sized public companies. She also delivered accounting and assurance technical sessions for members of the firm, as well as for students in the CPA professional education program, and was a part-time practice inspector with CPA Ontario and a part-time instructor at the Schulich School of Business at York University.