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Alister Mason
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Alister Mason
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Alister Mason is a consultant in Toronto who has worked with the Ontario Securities Commission, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and the International Federation of Accountants.  Previously, he was with Deloitte & Touche and its predecessor firms for over thirty years, which included periods as an audit partner in the Toronto Office and in the Canadian firm’s National Office.  He then served as Director of the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo (the largest such School in Canada), followed by four years with the Canadian Public Accountability Board (Canada’s independent audit regulator).

 

Mr. Mason has been active in professional bodies and the community.   He is a Past President of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association.  The CICA commissioned him to write comprehensive studies on Related Party Transactions and Professional Judgment in Financial Reporting; he has also written several other studies and dozens of articles.  His doctoral dissertation, from the University of Lancaster in the UK, was published under the title The Development of International Financial Reporting Standards.  Also, he has made presentations at a training conference of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators.