Jon Levin, CPA Canada board member

As a public director of the CPA Canada board, Jon Levin brings a unique perspective that helps CPA Canada achieve our key objectives, and provides governance and management direction.

Jon Levin, BA, LL.B

Education and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1970
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Toronto, 1973


Jon joined the CPA Canada Board of Directors in January 2013 and prior to that was a public director for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA).

He entered practice with the firm Fasken Martineau in 1975 and became a full partner in 1981.

Jon is listed in Chambers Global — The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Corporate/M&A, Banking and Finance and Insolvency/Corporate Recovery, and is frequently named a leading expert in Canadian banking and insolvency law.

He has been repeatedly named as one of Canada's top 30 dealmakers and is the recipient of extensive professional recognition and awards.

His board experience includes serving as a director of public and private companies, as well as serving as an advisory panel member to a number of equity investment funds. Jon is a member of the board of directors and audit committee of the CICA, and is a member of the board of directors and nominating and governance committee of CPA Canada.

Jon has been retained by numerous financial institutions as an expert witness in relation to certain legal and banking practices. He is also a regular panellist and lecturer in various continuing legal education programs.