Alain Dugal, CPA Canada board member

As a member of the CPA Canada Board of Directors, Alain Dugal helps CPA Canada achieve its key objectives, and provides direction for the governance and management of the organization.

Alain Dugal, ICD.D, FCPA, FCA

Education and qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Accounting, UQTR 1981
  • Member of the Ordre des CPA du Québec, 1983
  • Fellow of the Ordre des CPA du Québec, 2013
  • Institute of Corporate Directors Designation, 2012


Alain joined the CPA Canada Board of Directors in October 2016.

Recognized for his expertise in financial institutions, Alain provided finance and audit counsel for 35 years to companies of all sizes, until he retired as a PwC audit partner in the banking, life insurance, P&C insurance, securities brokerage and mutual fund sectors. He was also the managing partner of PwC’s audit and assurance services in Quebec, as well as a member of PwC Canada’s audit leadership team and Partnership Board. He was a financial and cost accounting lecturer for several years at Université du Québec à Montréal.

Alain’s experience extends to identifying financial and operational risks, and using risk management and control tools. Because of his extensive knowledge of the regulatory, compliance, audit and accounting environment, he was frequently asked to act as a commercial dispute arbitrator and an expert witness in accounting and auditing matters. Alain was a member of the Transition Committee created in 2011 by the Office des professions du Québec to oversee the unification of the accounting profession in Quebec. He also served as chair of the Ordre des CPA du Québec from 2014 to 2016.

Alain also volunteers his time with the following organizations:

  • Board member, Fondation Éducaide
  • Member of Major Donors Cabinet, Centraide of Greater Montréal