Darrell Jones

Darrell Jones

CPA Canada board member

Darrell Jones, MBA, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D


Master of Business Administration, Athabasca University, 1999

Certified Management Accountant designation (CMA), 2006

Institute of Corporate Directors designation, 2012

Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, 2013


Darrell is the vice-chair of the CPA Canada Board of Directors, joining the board in September 2021. He is a certified director specializing in linking strategy to organizational objectives that help enable increased client satisfaction, growth, and profitability.

Darrell is a retired senior executive that now serves as a corporate director after working forty-one years in the critical infrastructure (utilities and financial services) and advisory services industries. Darrell’s most current role was that of Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Canadian Western Bank. Prior to that, he served in public practice as a Partner in KPMG’s Advisory Services practice working with clients to advance and mature their technology and cyber security capabilities. 

For the last twenty-three years, Darrell has worked with public, private and not-for-profit boards and industry associations, earning his Certified Director (ICD.D) designation along the way. Having just come off the Edmonton Airports Board, Darrell currently serves as a Director on the Boards of CPA Canada and Agilus Work Solutions. Darrell also previously served on the Board of Alberta Pensions and as chair of the CPA Alberta and CMA Alberta Boards.

Darrell is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and an MBA. He also holds several technology-related audit, risk and cyber security designations (CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC).