Susan Harley

Susan Harley

CPA Canada board member

Susan Harley


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick, 1982
  • Master of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick, 1993


Susan joined the CPA Canada Board of Directors in September 2022.

In 2017, she launched her own company providing management consulting, thought leadership, strategy and business plan development to enterprise and mid-market companies in Atlantic Canada.

Prior to that, Susan served over 35 years with Bell Aliant/Bell Canada in Atlantic Canada as a marketing, sales and strategy executive with a focus on business plan development and assessments, financial controls, planning and new product introductions. In her last position with Bell, she was responsible for overseeing governance of capital and expense management, and Private Network Product Management, nationally.  

She has over 30 years’ experience as a board member on community, business, regulatory, economic development, and philanthropic organizations. Susan currently sits as board member, vice-chair, and committee head on many boards, including the Saint John Airport, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, New Brunswick Health Council, Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, New Brunswick College of Pharmacists.