The Founders of the Association

Peter Alexander – With over 25 years’ experience in the internal audit environment, Peter was the Manager of Audit for the Management Board Secretariat. He has investigated numerous alleged frauds and has conducted fraud-related seminars. Peter sat on the advisory board of Seneca College, helped develop their Forensic Accounting Post Diploma Program, and taught Fraud Investigative Techniques for several years.

Stuart Douglas – Stu, with over 20 years experience in investigative and forensic accounting, is currently an affiliate with the firm of Froese Forensic Partners Ltd. He was the National Partner of Deloitte & Touche, responsible for the Canadian firm’s and Toronto Office’s Litigation Support Practice. He was the Inaugural Chair of the CICA’s Investigative and Forensic Accounting Special Interest Group. In 2009 Stu was presented with the ACFI’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ken Froese – Ken is the Senior Managing Director of Froese Forensic Partners Ltd, an expert services company, practicing in their Toronto office in Investigative and Forensic accounting services. He has been involved with numerous fraud related cases, has provided expert testimony in both criminal and civil courts and has been a noted speaker for professional and commercial entities.

Glen Harloff – Currently Managing Director of Kroll’s Caribbean office, Glen has extensive experience in the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud, including insolvency/bankruptcy, secret commissions/kickbacks, procurement fraud and other schemes. He has traced assets for numerous clients throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. Prior to joining Kroll, he held senior positions at LECG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He also served for more than 20 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, including nine years as a senior investigator in the commercial crimes investigation unit.

Donald Holmes – With over 25 years’ experience he was credited with being one of the grandfathers of what has now become a world wide institutional phrase and discipline known as “forensic and investigative accounting”. He was a well-known lecturer to various organizations including law firms, professional associations, corporate groups and government agencies. Cited as being an inspirational guiding light to the profession, Don passed away on March 21, 2002.

Alan M Langley – Alan has performed audits and investigations in Canada, the United States and England and has held, over 25 years, numerous positions within the audit environment, including director. Since 1987 he has been providing fraud-related services to both the private and public sectors and has lectured to accounting bodies, government, educational facilities and businesses on fraud-related issues.

Cheryl Stewart – Cheryl is currently a Manager with Corporate Investigation Services, Royal Bank of Canada with a significant focus on international enhanced due diligence and regulatory, financial, legal and reputational risk. She has spent 35 years in the investigation and due diligence fields in government (CRA), large forensic accounting firms and banking.

Nina V Watson – Nina has performed forensic and investigative engagements into alleged contractor, programme and procurement fraud, as well as employee impropriety. She has also lectured at Seneca College, as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (Toronto Chapter) on fraud-related subjects.