Barb Carle-Thiesson, CPA Canada board member

As a member of the CPA Canada Board of Directors, Barb Carle-Thiesson helps CPA Canada achieve our key objectives and provides direction for governance and management.

Barb Carle-Thiesson, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D

Education and qualifications:

  • Chartered Accountant, 1981
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant, 2000 (British Columbia), 2001 (Alberta)
  • Institute of Corporate Directors Designation, 2006


Barb joined the CPA Canada Board of Directors in January 2013. 

She is a partner and business advisor in MNP’s Nanaimo office. Barb brings more than 30 years of experience in providing accounting, tax and consulting services for owner-managed businesses and professionals, including extensive experience working with health care professionals.

Committed to both the community and her profession, Barb has served on the following boards and committees:

  • Board of Governors, Vancouver Island University
  • Board of Evaluators, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
  • Accounting Standards Oversight Council
  • Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation

In addition, she is past president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. (2004-2005), the current chair of the Internal Audit Committee of the Office of the Auditor General of B.C. and is a member of the CICA Board of Directors (2009-present).