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Biography of Fred Meier

Fred is Clerk of the Executive Council and Cabinet Secretary. He began his career in 1997 and spent the following years in progressive leadership roles within the government department responsible for environmental stewardship before moving onto subsequent Deputy...

Biography of Matthew Hartney

Matthew is a CPA, CMA and holds a Master’s in Business Administration. As the Director of Advisory Services with Corvée Professional Accounting Corp., he serves his clients to help them improve their financial management and operations. An expert in corporate finance...

Biography of Gerry Valois

Gerry is a Winnipeg based Director who is a leader in the ERM practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  Through his 22 years with PwC, he has advised clients in Canada, Asia and Europe on the design and implementation of RM programs that both preserve and create...

Biography of Alyssa Unrau

Alyssa is an Account Executive at Aon Winnipeg in the Risk Management Practice with a focus on Public Sector. She has seventeen years experience in the insurance industry and was previously a Senior Underwriter and Designated Technology Specialist at Zurich Insurance...

Biography of Mohamed Fahmey

Mohamed is an award-winning Egyptian-Canadian journalist and author. He has spent most of his career covering conflict zones and some of the most definitive global events that shape our world today. During his career, he has reported for the LA Times, the New York...

Biography of Jessica Jaremchuk

Jessica is the Director, Risk Management Services for Frank Cowan Company with expertise in risk consultations, and contract and legal reviews.   Joining the Company in 2011, she has held previous roles including Regional Account Manager, Marketing and Manager - Risk...

Biography of Judy Haber

Judy is a Senior Partner at Performance Sponsorship Group (PSG). She brings extensive experience selling Naming Rights and Corporate Sponsorships for municipal projects in Canada – clients include TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, The Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex, Edge...

Biography of Martha Jones Denning

Martha Jones Denning is a Principal with the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) of Canada. She has been developing public sector financial reporting standards for over 27 years, leading projects to create many standards in the Public Sector Accounting Handbook. ...

Biography of Charles-Antoine St. Jean

Charles-Antoine is the Chair of the Public Sector Accounting Board of Canada, since July 1, 2017 for a 5-year mandate.  He joined the Board after retiring as the EY national managing partner for public sector. During his career, Charles-Antoine served as Comptroller...

Biography of Bob Eichem

Bob Eichem is the internal financial advisor in the city manager’s office for the City of Boulder, Colorado.  He was the CFO for the city from 2005–2016 before moving into his current role. Bob has over 39 years of experience as a finance officer in local government. ...

Biography of John Weninger

John is a principal and senior consultant with Urban Systems.  He has 25 years of varied consulting experience in all aspects of municipal infrastructure planning and design. In recent years, he has focused his consulting efforts on the sustainable funding of...

Biography of Brittney Dawney

Brittney is a consultant and certified Integral® coach with Urban Systems and has experience in municipal asset management, service delivery, and organizational development.  She works with individuals, teams, and organizations to get “unstuck” by improving how they...

Biography of Gail Stephens

Gail is currently the General Manager for Bayview Place, a 20 acre master-planned waterfront development in Victoria, BC. Prior to this, she was the Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...