Bruce Winter was first elected by the College of Electors on July 1, 2015; he is currently serving from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017.
Bruce Winter is retired, having spent 35 years in public accounting. He was an audit partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where his client base was focussed on larger, multinational clients. His experience included work with private and public companies in various industries, within Canada and globally.
Bruce is a member of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto. He became a member of the International Auditing and Assurance Board (IAASB) in January 2012. The IAASB is an independent standard-setting body that serves the public interest by setting high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and other related standards, and by facilitating the convergence of international and national auditing and assurance standards. He was a member of the Canadian Auditing and Assurance Board beginning in 2007, serving as Vice-Chair from 2008-2010 and then Chair from 2010-2012.
Bruce has taken an active role in the volunteer community, having held senior roles with Shaw Festival Theatre and the Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division). He has been a frequent presenter at the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program on current topics for Audit Committees. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, becoming a Chartered Accountant in 1979 and was awarded an FCA in Ontario in 2003.