The 2014 panel of judges for the Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting

Meet the judges who played an integral role in making the Awards of Excellence in Corporate Reporting the most prestigious and coveted national corporate reporting awards program in Canada.

The judging panel is fundamental to the success of this prestigious program. Consisting of more than 70 independent volunteer judges, the panel provides expertise in all aspects of corporate reporting. These experts assess submissions against best practices and new innovations to help organizations keep pace with changing times and increasing demands.

2014 PANEL OF JUDGES

CPA Canada extends sincere appreciation to the 2014 judges for their hard work and valuable insights. We offer special thanks to our overall judging coordinator, Bill Buchanan, FCPA, FCA and a retired partner at KPMG LLP, and the lead judges from our partners at Deloitte, PwC, EY, CFA Society Toronto and Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI):

Lead judges

  • Crown corporations
    • Jon Dervin, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois), Partner, EY
  • financial reporting
    • Bill Buchanan, FCPA, FCA, retired partner, KPMG LLP
    • Jane Maciel, CIRI
  • electronic disclosure
    • Gerald Trites, FCPA, FCA, CISA, Zorba Research Inc.
  • corporate governance disclosure
    • Mike Harris, FCPA, CIA, ICD.D, partner, PwC
  • sustainability development reporting
    • Valerie Chort, partner and national leader, sustainability, Deloitte
    • Susan Todd, CPA, CA, principal, Solstice Sustainability Works
    • Todd Scaletta, MBA, FCMA, C.Dir. Director, Strategy, Risk & Performance Management CPA Canada

Technical advisor

  • Todd Scaletta, MBA, FCMA, C.Dir. Director, Strategy, Risk & Performance Management CPA Canada 

Judges

Salman Ahmad 
Associate 
PwC

 

Christopher Barltrop, FCPA, FCA 
Retired partner 
BDO Canada LLP

 

Alyssa Barry, CPIR 
Manager, Investor Communications 
Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.

 

Matthew Batterton, CPA, CA, CISA 
Senior manager 
EY

 

Jackie Beith, CPA, CA 
Senior manager, External Reporting 
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

 

Lorie Brière 
Principal 
The Works Design Communications Ltd.

 

Mark Brownlie 
Chief executive 
Responsibility Matters Inc.

 

Mark Burnes, CPA, CA, CIA 
Director 
PwC

 

Mina Chan, CPA, CA 
Manager, Policies and Special Projects 
Rogers Communications Inc.

 

Alex Chen 
Associate 
PwC

 

James Chew, M.E.Des 
Senior consultant, Sustainability 
Deloitte

 

Courtney Craib 
President 
Craib Design & Communications Inc.

 

Catherine Crofton  
Vice-president, sales
Q4 Web Systems

John Desjardins, CPA, CA 
Partner 
KPMG LLP

 

Arjun Doshi, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois) 
Manager, Client Strategy & People Development 
National Bank Financial

 

Margaret Fang, CGA 
Associate 
PwC

 

Gerry Fields, LL.B, J.D. 
President and general counsel 
CORNERSTONE GROUP™

 

Alex Fisher, CPA, CA 
Principal 
CPA Canada

 

Dana Fountain 
Coordinator, Corporate Sustainability 
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

 

Kelly Freeman, CMA 
Director, Investor Relations 
PotashCorp.

 

Wesley Gee, MSc, AIEMA 
Director of Sustainability 
The Works Design Communications Ltd.

 

Shazia Hassam 
Associate 
PwC

 

Nancy Hoo, CPA, CA 
Director, Corporate Finance 
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

 

Emily Huang, CMA, MBA 
Manager 
PwC

 

Laura Jackowich, B.A
Analyst, Sustainability 
Deloitte

 

Deepak Jaswal LLB 
Associate 
PwC

 

Terri Katerenchuk, CPA, CA, MPAcc 
Senior accountant 
Cenovus Energy Inc.

 

Zac Konings 
Associate 
PwC

 

Daniel Kurisko 
Associate 
PwC

 

Tina Lao 
Associate 
PwC

 

Crystal Li 
Associate 
PwC

 

Raymond Liu 
Associate 
PwC

 

Aleksandra Maceniv, CPA, CA 
Manager 
Ernst & Young LLP

 

Craig Mass, CA 
Director, Treasury 
Western Energy Services Corp.

 

Jeff Mazzer, CPA, CA 
Manager, Technical Accounting 
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

 

Carolyn McGill 
MBA

 

Stephen McIntyre, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois) 
Senior manager 
EY

 

Christophe Menigault, M. Env. 
Consultant, Sustainability 
Deloitte

 

Mita Meyers, CPA, CA 
Senior manager 
EY

 

Jason Moore, CPA, CA 
Manager, Financial Controls and Accounting Policy 
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust

 

Kathryn Morrison 
Manager, Advisory Services 
Sustainalytics

 

Shannon Mullins, MIA 
Manager, Sustainability 
Deloitte

 

Andrea Orzech, CPA, CA 
Associate vice-president, Investor Relations 
Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd.

 

Akshay Pattni 
Associate 
PwC

 

Andrew Perro 
Senior art director 
Craib Design & Communications Inc.

 

Stephanie Poon, CFA, LLM 
Vice-president 
RBC Capital Markets

 

Answerd Ramcharan, CFA 
Specialist, Member Regulation Policy 
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada

 

Suzette Ramcharan, CPIR 
Director, Investor Relations 
St Andrew Goldfields Ltd.

 

Jean-Philippe Renaut, MSc 
Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services 
EY

 

Christine Rhodes, CISA 
Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services 
EY

 

Jeff Rousset  
Associate 
PwC

 

Agnieszka Rum Moore 
Associate
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility

 

Tania Shaw 
Manager, Communications 
Primero Mining Corp.

 

David Simpson 
Director 
Interpraxis - Sustainability Advisory and Assurance

 

Nick Slade 
Associate 
PwC

 

Peter Smalley 
Consultant 
Delphi Group

 

Christie Stephenson 
Chief governance officer 
Adeccammas Diagnostic Imaging Inc.

 

Amanda Tang, CPA, CA 
Director, Financial Markets Operational Risks 
National Bank of Canada

 

Laurie Thomas, CMA, CPIR 
Manager, Investor Relations 
Cameco Corporation

 

Robyn Troop, HBA 
Consultant, Enterprise Risk 
Deloitte

 

Jennifer Vieno, MA 
Institutional analyst 
Fidelity Investments

 

Jacqueline Wagenaar 
Vice president, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications 
Guyana Goldfields Inc. Maud Warner, MSc, GHG IQ 
Senior consultant, Sustainability Deloitte

 

Alan Willis, CPA, CA 
Consultant 
Alan Willis & Associates

 

Viren Wong, CPA, CFA, FRM 
Portfolio manager 
Full Cycle Energy Investment Management

 

Alex Young, CPA, CA 
Partner 
PwC

 

Otto Yung, MFin, MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA, P.Eng. 
Executive director 
Bluenorth Capital

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