(private sector Director)
Tashia Batstone is the President and CEO of FP Canada™, the leading certification and oversight body for the financial planning profession in Canada.
Since joining FP Canada, some of her biggest priorities have included promoting financial wellness for all Canadians; improving access to financial planning services; and increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the financial planning profession.
Before joining FP Canada, Tashia held senior executive positions at the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and also spent 5 years as CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador. She played a significant role in the unification of the accounting profession in Canada and led the development of the CPA Certification Program.
Her belief in giving back led Tashia to volunteer roles at organizations such as the CPA Canada Martin Family Initiative and Girl Guides of Canada. She currently serves on the Board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).