Gilles Hamel, CPA, CA


Public Stock and Debt Issues


Université Laval

Gilles Hamel is an Audit and Assurance Group partner in the Québec City office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Gilles has more than 24 years of experience auditing clients in a wide range of fields, with a specialization in the manufacturing industry. He is experienced in dealing with audit committees and the financial statements reporting of public companies under Canadian or US GAAP and is part of the firm’s International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) services for Québec City.

He was also involved with many prospectuses for public stock and debt issues. Gilles is involved as engagement partner or concurring partner on 15 public companies and he is familiar with SEC requirements.

Gilles obtained a BBA and a Degree in Accounting Sciences from Université Laval in Québec City in 1980. He is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Accountants since 1982. He joined the firm in 1980 and was appointed to the partnership in 1994.

Gilles was treasurer of the Association des Grandes Frères et Grandes Soeurs de Québec Inc., a member of the Board of Directors of Fondation Renaud Lemieux, the Comité des comptables agréés de Québec, the Chambre de Commerce Régionale de Sainte-Foy and the Comité des Intervenants en Développement Technologique.