Doug is a very experienced consultant with 30+ years at a top 4 firm serving national/global clients in multiple sectors. His specialties include IT auditing, consulting, risk management, controls assurance, financial assurance and transformation leadership. Doug has numerous qualification including HBBA, CA, CISA, CPA CA, and is solver of complex audit, financial and operational problems.
Doug has a successful history of value-added and profitable delivery of business solutions in all segments of both the private and public sectors through application of the following personal attributes: • Thinks conceptually while focused on pragmatic, achievable outcomes • Reasons critically and acts decisively • Seeks innovation and embraces change • Accepts risks where appropriate and manageable • Inspires others to achieve project and personal goals • Strives for excellence and ensures continuous improvement • Establishes order and maintains accountability • Drives profitability while managing quality, timelines and costs • Establishes alliances between stakeholders (internal/external) at executive and operational levels • Builds consensus among project resources (client functions / service providers) "always do whatever is necessary"
Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Dates Employed: 2005 – 2019 Directed all aspects of PwC Risk Assurance services (IT external audit, SOC reporting, IT governance, risk & control, SOX optimization, ITGCs, IT internal audit) sales and delivery, including staff recruiting and mentoring, service delivery, and ongoing client relationships, including strategic secondments to key clients in internal audit leadership and SOX transformation/optimization roles.
Partner, IBM Business Consulting Services Dates Employed: 2002 – Apr 2005 Directed all aspects of Finance Transformation services marketing and delivery, including business processing outsourcing and shared service centres, to private and public sector clients of IBM BCS in Canada. In addition, led the successful business integration project for the IBM BCS acquisition of PwC Consulting in Canada. A founding partner of IBM BCS.
Partner, PwC Consulting Dates Employed: 1998 – 2002 Led the establishment and operation of the Finance Transformation services practice in Canada, including the recruiting, training and mentoring of 100+ staff and successful client delivery of related projects in the systems delivery, shared service centre and outsourced delivery model environments in all industry segments for publicly-traded and private sector clients. A founding partner of PwC Consulting.
Led the establishment and operation of the IT Assurance services (IT audit, CAATs, audit automation, internal audit out-sourcing/co-sourcing, ITGCs, SOC reporting, AUP reporting, systems selection/implementation, business process reengineering) practice, both nationally (1986-1998) and globally (1992-1996), through a period of exponential growth in attest audit support and specialized client services. In addition, successfully led the design, devlopment and implementation of the first and second generations of the C&L audit automation systems. A founding partner of Coopers & Lybrand Consulting and, laterly, PwC Consulting.
Schulich School of Business - York UniversityDegree Name: HBBA
Licenses & Certifications
Chartered Professional Accountant
Issuing authority: Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Issuing authority: Information Systems Audit & Control Association