Managing Partner, Greater Montréal, PwC Canada
Nochane Rousseau is the Greater Montréal managing partner for PwC Canada and, as such, is a member of the Canadian Extended Leadership Team. He has more than 20 years of experience in accounting, tax, internal controls, financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, and finance.
Nochane is a market-focused leader and has deep relationships with industry stakeholders and influencers in the Quebec market. Prior to this role, Nochane was a member of the Quebec Leadership Team as the leader of the Energy, Utilities, Mining, Metals and Industrial Products (EUMI) group for the province of Quebec since 2013. He was also the Mining industry group leader for Quebec, and a member the EUMI and Mining Canadian leadership teams.
Nochane has led a number of audits involving mining and forestry companies, some of them being international engagements carried out in compliance with strict financial reporting requirements. 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. In addition to his mining clients, Nochane is working with multinational industrial manufacturing companies, including in the aerospace and transportation sectors, as well as with organizations in the energy sector.
Nochane holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (with honours) and an advanced studies diploma (DES) in accounting (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). He is also a member of the Mining committee of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (FCCQ). Nochane is one of the founders of Mine d’Avenir and PDG Mine d’Avenir, which are initiatives designed to stimulate entrepreneurship in the mining sector in Quebec, and he is the co-founder, along with Le Fonds de Solidarité FTQ, La Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec, Ressources Québec and SIDEX, of the monthly mining lunches held in Montréal, where mining companies have the opportunity to present their projects to the industry.