Douglas J. Tkach, CPA Canada board member

As a member of the CPA Canada Board of Directors, Douglas J. Tkach helps CPA Canada achieve our key objectives, and provides direction for governance and management.

Douglas J. Tkach, B.Comm., FCPA, FCA, CFA

Education and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Manitoba, 1990
  • Chartered Accountant, 1993
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Designation, 2005
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant, 2011


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

He is the senior vice-president and chief internal auditor for The Great-West Life Assurance Company (2001-present). Previous management positions include: chief financial officer at the Burrows Lumber Group of Companies (1993-2001) and senior audit supervisor for Scarrow & Donald, Chartered Accountants (1990-1993).

Committed to both the community and his profession, Douglas has served on the following boards and committees:

  • Board of Directors, Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, serving as president and chair from 2010-2011
  • Committee on Financial Reporting, Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association
  • Board of Directors, Faith Lutheran Church, and its foundation
In addition to his role on the CPA Canada board, he is also a member of the audit committee and the Board of Directors for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.