Tashia Batstone, MBA, FCPA, FCA

CPA Canada Senior Vice-President, External Relations and Business Development

Tashia Batstone, MBA, FCPA, FCA

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (co-op) (Honours), 1991
  • Chartered Accountant, 1993
  • Certified Public Accountant (U.S.), 2002
  • Master in Business Administration, 2007
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (NL), 2011
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (Ontario), 2013
Tashia is responsible for providing strategic direction and operational oversight to the leadership teams of Precertification Education, Professional Learning and Development, Research Guidance and Support, International, and Corporate Citizenship to ensure high performance in the achievement of business objectives and initiatives.

Tashia’s key responsibility is to expand CPA Canada’s stakeholder relationships in Canada and internationally, develop business opportunities within existing and new channels, and promote market brand activities to enhance the vision of the CPA designation as a pre-eminent, globally respected business and accounting designation.

Tashia also has been appointed as technical advisor on the International Federation of Accountants board.

In her previous role as vice-president, Education Services, Tashia played a leading role in the development of the new CPA certification program that builds on the best of the legacy education programs (Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Certified General Accountant).

Prior to joining CPA Canada, Tashia served for five years as CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador (ICANL), and was chair of the Professional Learning Committee for the legacy CA profession.

In addition to her professional activities, Tashia serves on the advisory board of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Business and holds audit and finance positions on the boards of a number of not-for-profit organizations.

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