Quebec Energy, Utilities & Mining Leader and Perspective North Initiative
Nochane Rousseau is a partner in PwC Canada’s Montreal office, where he heads the Energy, Utilities, Mining and Industrial Products group for the province of Quebec. He is also the Mining industry group leader for Quebec and a member of the Canadian team. In addition, he heads the Perspective Nord (Northern Perspective) initiative and PwC’s Chinese business network in Quebec. He is also a member of the firm’s Quebec leadership team.
Over the past several years, Nochane has helped promote the natural resources sector, utilizing his deep knowledge of industry issues and challenges to foster growth and ensure the sector’s future viability in Quebec. He is recognized as a Quebec mining sector specialist. The Government of Quebec and sector associations regularly call on him to provide opinions and analyses of current issues.
Nochane has led a number of audits involving mining and forestry companies. He has in-depth knowledge of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, international financial reporting standards, accounting standards for private companies and financial reporting rules for Canadian and U.S. listed companies. He has also taken part in numerous engagements involving the preparation of investment documents or the application of National Instrument 52-109 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as well as due diligence reviews in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
Nochane holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (with honours) and an advanced studies diploma (DES) in accounting (also with honours) from Laval University. He obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA, CA) in 1999.
Nochane is a member of the Quebec Mining Association (AEMQ) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).