Mark Patterson is a partner in the Audit and Assurance Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP working in the Vancouver office.
Mark works with public company clients in the mining sector to complete annual financial audits, assess compliance with SOX 404, work towards compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and complete equity and debt capital markets transactions.
Mark is currently involved with IFRS conversion projects for several clients, helping them with the assessment of areas of focus and detailed analysis of IFRS transition issues. He has worked with clients in the mining industry for the past seven years, including organizations at all areas of development, from junior exploration to senior producers.
Mark graduated from the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C. with a BCom in 2000. He obtained his CA designation in 2003 and also holds a Certified Public Accountant designation in the state of Illinois. Mark joined the firm in 1999.
Mark has spoken about IFRS for various groups, including Certified Accountants of British Columbia, Infonext, and CMA Canada. He has also spoken about audit committee effectiveness for the Institute of Corporate Directors.