Leo Gallant, CPA Canada board member

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

Leo Gallant, MBA, CPA, FCA, CFP

Education and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, St. Francis Xavier University, 1969
  • Master of Business Administration, Queen’s University, 1971
  • Chartered Accountant, 1973
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant, 1992
  • Certified Financial Planner, 1999


Leo joined the CPA Canada Board of Directors in June 2013.

He is a professor of accounting and finance at St. Francis Xavier University and was the first Dean of the Faculty of Business (2009-2013).

In addition, Leo was the former chair of the board of directors for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia, and is currently a member of the board for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.