“Since graduating from McMaster University with a degree in math and economics, Dancey has had a career that has spanned the public, private and non-profit sectors. He has held senior positions at Coopers & Lybrand and the federal finance department. He was CEO of PwC in Canada.
Dancey rounded out his career with a decade of leadership in Canada’s national accounting profession. He started as president and CEO of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) in 2006 and was appointed president and CEO of CPA Canada in January 2013.
Of the many events that occurred under Dancey’s stewardship, unification of the accounting profession is by far the most significant. ‘Unification has to be number one. It was such a transformation and took so long,’ says Dancey.”