Ken Froese (President)
Ken is the partner in charge of the Forensic Accounting and Investigative Service Group of Grant Thornton, Chartered Accountants. He has been involved with numerous fraud-related cases and has provided expert testimony in both criminal and civil courts. Ken supervises Grant Thornton’s seconded staff and performs quality assurance reviews of their reports. In addition, he has been a noted speaker for professional and commercial entities.
Glen Harloff (Vice President)
In association with the accounting firm of Low Rosen Taylor Soriani (“LRTS”), Glen is the President of LRTS Investigations Inc. He has conducted financial investigations in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean, testified in both civil and criminal courts and lectured to the legal profession and business groups. Previously, Glen was a VP of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Forensic Investigations Group and, prior to that, a member of the RCMP where he conducted national and international white-collar crime investigations.
- Nina Watson (Treasurer)
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 issues.
- Peter Alexander (Secretary)
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 is currently on the Advisory Board of Seneca College and has taught their Fraud Accounting Post Diploma Programme (Fraud Investigative Techniques) for the past few years.
- Alan M. Langley (Executive Director)
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.
- Allen Tait (Director)
Allen is currently Audit Manager, Investigations for the Ministry of Transportation (MTO). Allen joined the MTO in 1998 following an 18-year public accounting career, the last 5 years of which he was a sole practitioner specializing in forensic investigations. Allen’s MTO duties include conducting fraud awareness workshops and presentations to MTO management and staff, as well as to outside organizations.
- Ralph Miller (Director)
Ralph is currently employed by the Alberta Securities Commission. Prior to this, he spent 24 years with the Calgary Police Service, assigned to the Commercial Crime Unit from 1993 to 2001. Ralph has investigated many complex white-collar crimes, with liabilities in the millions of dollars, reaching national and international proportions.
- Robert Fowlie (Director)
Rob is Vice-President, Forensic and Investigative Services Inc., of Deloitte & Touche LLP, Toronto. His activities are directed toward forensic accounting and litigation support services provided to corporate, government and legal services clients. He has investigated a myriad of fraud schemes including cheque kiting, secret commissions and inappropriate trading activities.