Executive Team

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Brian A. Hunt
, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Chief Executive Officer
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Brian A. Hunt
, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Chief Executive Officer

​Brian was involved with CPAB’s creation and has served as a director since its inception. Prior to his current position at CPAB, Brian was President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. He is currently Chair of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR).

M. Jane Williamson
, CPA, CA
Vice President, Inspections
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M. Jane Williamson
, CPA, CA
Vice President, Inspections

​Jane joined CPAB in March 2013 as Senior Director, Inspections and later became Senior Director, Quality Monitoring and Risk Management. Before joining CPAB, Jane was Vice President in the Finance Group with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Prior to that she was a financial services assurance partner with PwC LLP.

Malcolm Gilmour
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Regional Vice President, Inspections, Central Canada
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Malcolm Gilmour
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Regional Vice President, Inspections, Central Canada

​Malcolm joined CPAB in May 2008 as a Senior Reviewer and later became Senior Director, Auditing Standards. Prior to joining CPAB, Malcolm was an associate partner at Deloitte LLP with responsibilities related to quality assurance.

Adrienne Jackson
, ABC
Senior Director, Communications
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Adrienne Jackson
, ABC
Senior Director, Communications

​Adrienne joined CPAB in 2013 as Director, Communications and became Senior Director in 2015. Before joining CPAB she directed national communications strategy for organizations in the professional services, healthcare, real estate, technology and government sectors.

Jeremy Justin
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Regional Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement / Thought Leadership
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Jeremy Justin
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Regional Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement / Thought Leadership

​Jeremy joined CPAB in March 2009 as Director, Inspections and later became Senior Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Thought Leadership. Before joining CPAB, Jeremy was a Senior Manager with Deloitte LLP.

Michael Pacholek
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Western Canada
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Michael Pacholek
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Western Canada

​Mike joined CPAB in January 2017. Before joining CPAB, Mike was an assurance partner with PwC in Vancouver, practicing in Toronto, Southwestern Ontario and Vancouver. During his 23 years with PwC, Mike served a range of companies in industry sectors including, technology, clean energy, life sciences and manufacturing.

M. Philippe Thieren
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada and CFO
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M. Philippe Thieren
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada and CFO

​Philippe Joined CPAB in February 2016 as Regional Director Eastern Canada. Before joining CPAB, Philippe was an audit Partner with PWC specialised in financial institutions, P&C and life insurance industries.

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