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Former President and CEO, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

B.A. (Hons), Math and Economics, McMaster University


Kevin Dancey, FCPA, FCA is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of CPA Canada. Mr. Dancey officially stepped down from his position on April 1, 2016 and retired from CPA Canada on April 30, 2016. He was appointed in January 2013 after previously serving as President of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), a position he assumed in 2006. Prior to this he was the CEO and Senior Partner of PwC in Canada (2001-2005) and he previously led PwC’s Canadian Tax Services group.

From 1993 to 1995, he served as Assistant Deputy Finance Minister of the Tax Policy Branch of the Canadian Department of Finance. Between 1985 and 1987, he was Special Advisor to the department as part of the Executive Interchange Program.

An expert in corporate and personal tax planning, Mr. Dancey is past Chair of the Global Accounting Alliance, which represents 11 of the top accounting bodies in the world. He also was a member of Auditor General’s Panel of Senior Advisors from 2006 until 2015.

Mr. Dancey graduated from McMaster University with an honours degree in Math and Economics.