Partner, PwC Canada
Steve Wilson is an audit partner in our Asset Management Practice in Toronto and has over 25 years of experience with a broad range of Financial Services clients. Prior to moving to Toronto, he helped to lead the Financial Services audit practice in Vancouver where he worked with a wide range of Financial Services clients, including: banking, insurance, asset management, pension plans and some not-for-profit and public sector clients. In 2010, Steve relocated from our PwC Office in Vancouver to support the Asset Management audit team in Toronto. Steve’s primary focus in Toronto is the Asset Management sector, with his significant clients including: pooled and mutual funds, hedge funds, closed-end funds, offshore funds, venture capital funds, and asset management companies. Steve also has a number of large pension fund clients. Steve is a U.S. qualified and licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in a number of states and is qualified to sign U.S. audit opinions in Canada for our Asset Management and Pension clients.
As part of the Asset Management Practice, Steve also leads our Pension Plan audit practice in Canada, and represents PwC on the Accounting & Assurance Advisory Committee, at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Other internal roles Steve has held at PwC, have included the Human Resources Partner for the Asset Management Group, and Canadian Representative on PwC’s Global Asset Management Staff Mobility Committee, which facilitates staff exchanges internationally, within the Asset Management industry, and the Learning and Education Partner.
Steve holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of British Columbia. He became a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1993. He became a U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA, Illinois) in 1996.
Steve has extensive volunteer experience and has served on a number of Boards, both in Vancouver and Toronto. He is currently on the Board of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and has held director positions with Ronald McDonald House Vancouver, Presentation House Gallery, and the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver.
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