At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Canada based CFO’ operating in the Consulting space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Financial Officer of Altus Group
Angelo has over 25 years of experience as a finance and accounting professional. Angelo joined Altus Group in January 2008, assuming a senior leadership role in the Accounting department. He has been instrumental in building a highly competent team, and in improving the accounting and finance processes. Previously, he held senior finance and accounting roles at Canadian Tire and Home Depot Canada. Angelo is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Honours Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
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About Altus Group: Altus Group Limited is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software, and data solutions.
CFO & CEO of TMX Group
John McKenzie is Chief Financial Officer, TMX Group. McKenzie joined TMX Group in 2000 as Director of Finance and Administration, and has previously held executive positions in Corporate Strategy and Development and Corporate Finance. In his prior roles, McKenzie led TMX Group’s financial and strategic planning efforts and managed various TMX acquisitions, including the Maple transaction, Montréal Exchange and Shorcan, as well as the resulting integration initiatives. In September 2013, McKenzie became Chief Operating Officer and CFO of The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited (CDS), Canada’s equity and fixed income clearing house and a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group. In July 2015, he was named President of CDS. In addition to his duties as TMX Group CFO, Mr. McKenzie will remain as CDS’s President until a successor is appointed. McKenzie is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and has an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University and an Honours BA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He has served a number of boards, and currently is a board member of the Canadian Capital Markets Association.
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About TMX Group: TMX Group companies provide listing venues, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products services to the global financial community.
CFO of Online Business Systems
With more than 25 years in the financial industry, Lynne has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of financial environments including non-profit, the agribusiness industry, and international finance. She joined Online Business Systems in 1995 as Controller, was promoted to Vice-President in 1998, and to Chief Financial Officer in 2005. Lynne is responsible for the controllership, treasury, tax, investor relations, audit, planning, productivity, and corporate administration functions for Online’s international operations. Prior to joining Online, Lynne held Financial Manager positions at United Grain Growers (now Viterra) and Winnipeg Child and Family Services. Lynne has been involved with various community-based associations for many years and is currently on the Board of Directors of Financial Executives International, Winnipeg Chapter.
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About Online Business Systems: Online specializes in App Dev, Remote Dev, IT Svce Mgmt, Business Consulting, Customer Interaction Services, Enterprise Integration, and SOA
Chief Financial Officer of SustainCo
Hazelton is the Chief Financial Officer for SustainCo Inc. and its companies. Mr. Hazelton is a Certified General Accountant with over 15 years of experience working in a variety of industries. He has focused on public companies listed in Canada and the US; financial management; analysis and reporting; developing systems of internal controls and acting as a business partner with operational management and members of the board of directors. Prior to 2007, Mr. Hazelton worked in a series of public and private entities primarily in management roles in industries that included retail, steel, technology and corporate trust.
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About SustainCo: SustainCo is a diversified investment company focused on Impact Investing in areas of sustainability.
Vice President & CFO of Renaissance Acquisition Holdings
Christine Woolgar has over 25 years of experience in financial management of which 15 years were spent in the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, she held the position of Vice President and CFO at Sandoz Canada Inc., previously Sabex, from 1995 until 2009. Prior to joining Sabex, she was a senior audit manager at Ernst and Young with a broad-based client consulting practice. Ms. Woolgar received her Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Université du Québec à Montréal and holds the professional designation of Chartered Accountant.
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About Renaissance Acquisition Holdings: specialty and generics business.
Partner, CFO of BNOTIONS
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About BNOTIONS: Mobile, Data, and Analytics Innovation Firm. They are the partner of choice for organizations with the desire to disrupt through innovation.
Michael M Halloran
Chief Financial Officer of Audigy Group
Michael M. Halloran joined Audigy Group as Chief Financial Officer in late 2014. Prior to this he was with Action Target from March 2011 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has also served as Corporate Controller at Otix Global, Inc., from April 1999, subsequently promoted to Vice President in December 2002 and then Chief Financial Officer in July 2006. Halloran began his career at Ernst & Young in their New York Metro region, where he worked from 1985 to 1994, rising to Senior Audit Manager. From 1994 to 1999, he held various senior positions at C.R. Bard, a large medical device company, based in New Jersey. Halloran has earned a Certified Public Accountant licensure and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from State University of New York at Oswego.
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About Audigy Group: Audigy Group helps private practice audiologists and hearing professionals.
CFO of GHGSat
Francois Rodrigue is the Chief Financial Officer at GHGSat.
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About Averna, GHGSat: GHGSat’s mission is to become the global reference for remote sensing of greenhouse gas
CFO of BRITT
Breanne grew up innovating and creating new projects that would flourish into her next small business. Her methodology is work hard, play hard – Breanne will not rest until she completes a task and delivers the desired result. She has a passion for leadership growth, strategy and numbers, especially those involved with BRITT’s cash. Breanne loves precision focused work just as much as planning a big party, she is the ultimate event planner. When she isn’t focused internally on BRITT’s growth, strategy and execution, she keeps busy hanging out with her pups Uli & Boone, going on an epic adventure in the back country and sipping her favorite wines and tequila.
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About BRITT: BRITT is a consulting firm specializing in land access and stakeholder engagement.
Carlos Ruiz de Castilla
CFO of Minera IRL
Carlos Ruiz de Castilla, is a Certified General Accountant and with more than 30 years of professional experience, 10 of which is in the mining industry. He also holds an MBA degree. He joined Minera IRL Limited in 2013 as the Company’s Controller and was appointed effective December 5, 2016 as CFO.
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About Minera IRL: Minera IRL is engaging in the mining, development and exploration of precious metals.
Chief Financial Officer of TechInsights
Andy Millen is a Certified Management Accountant with over 25 years of experience in the High Technology sector, successfully leading Finance teams in both private and publicly-held companies. Along with a passion for performance management and process improvement,Andy Millen brings his experience in risk management and compliance to a balanced business approach.
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About TechInsights: TechInsights is a technology company that offers intellectual property consulting, patent brokerage services, and technical analysis.
Chief Financial Officer of CIMA+
Marie Piuze has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance from HEC Montréal, and is a member of the Ordre des comptables en management accrédités du Québec. She has over 20 years of experience in management, planning, organization and auditing in the fields of high technology and services. Before joining CIMA+, she worked for several highly regarded companies in the telecommunications and technology industries, including Videotron, CGI, Teleglobe and Softimage.
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About CIMA+: CIMA + is one of Canada’s largest private engineering consulting firms.
Chief Financial Officer of QM Environmental
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About QM Environmental: QM Environmental is an environmental services company that specializes in leading environmental and industrial services.
CFO of Econveyance
Ronnie joined econveyance in early 2014 bringing with him over 20 Years of experience in the software sector. His background in technology has varied from consulting to establishing businesses in the industry. He has a proven track record of success, realizing and delivering financial and management goals. Ronnie holds a BSc in computing science, and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant with significant management and operational expertise. He is responsible for development and execution of the company’s strategic financial plan for stable growth and efficient operations.
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About Econveyance: The largest and fastest growing network of conveyance professionals.
Portfolio CFO of The CFO Center Limited
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About The CFO Center Limited: The CFO Centre Group is now the Global No.1 provider of part-time FD and CFO services.
Vice President, CFO, and Corporate Secretary of Calian
Jacqueline Gauthier is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 25 years of progressive experience in all financial and business aspects of an organization. Jacqueline joined Calian Technologies Ltd. in October 2000 and has held the position of CFO and Corporate Secretary since March 2002. Previously, Jacqueline worked at both Domtar and E.B. Eddy Forest Products in senior financial roles. Jacqueline currently sits on the Board of Directors of Excellence Canada, an organization that is committed to advancing organizational excellence across Canada. Jacqueline’s core values include Integrity, Quality and Team Work.
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About Calian: Calian Ltd. is a program delivery partner for both public and private sector.
Chief Financial Officer of Maerospace
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About Maerospace: Maerospace provides a maritime intelligence system.