|Eric Turner, CA - Principal, Auditing and Assurance Standards, CICA
Eric Turner has served as a principal in the Auditing and Assurance Standards department at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants for 15 years. He provides staff support to the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and is responsible for a number of standards projects including those dealing with audit reports under the new Canadian Auditing Standards. Eric recently participated in International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board projects dealing with external confirmations. As a member of the CICAs Canadian Auditing Standards transition team, Eric assists in the development of information and learning resources on the transition to the new international auditing standards.
|Cindy Kottoor, CA - Neverest Inc - Moderator
Cindy Kottoor is the President and Founder of Neverest Inc., a company specializing in training, consulting and quality assurance services in the areas of audit, accounting, and risk management. Working with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO), she designs and delivers professional development courses for members in Ontario, provides staff training to recent graduates, and is an instructor at the ICAO's School of Accountancy. Cindy was previously an Audit & Assurance Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP. She also designed and instructed industry audit training courses for Deloitte & Touche auditors. Most recently, Cindy was an Associate Director at Protiviti, where she specialized in risk management and corporate governance, by providing internal audit and business risk consulting services to her clients. Cindy earned a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours - Accounting) from the University of Waterloo in Canada.
|Gordon Cummings, CA, CPA (Illinois)
Gord is a partner with the Vancouver, B.C.-based mid-sized firm, D&H Group LLP. Gord provides accounting and assurance services to private and public companies, while D&H Group LLPs 12 partners and 65 staff serve a wide-range of owner-managed, not-for-profit, First Nations and publicly listed clients with taxation, accounting and assurance and IT services. D&H Group LLP is a member of BHD Association with affiliated offices across Canada. Gord is also a member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB) and has volunteered extensively with the BC institute. Gord presently is also chair of the AASBs Review Engagement Task Force.