Mr. James is President of Barry L. James Advisory Services Ltd., a private consulting firm. Mr. James was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and retired after 36 years with the firm. He became a partner in the tax practice in 1989 and subsequently became a partner in the audit group. Mr. James was Office Managing Partner in Edmonton for 10 years, from 2001 to 2011. A chartered professional accountant since 1983, Mr. James became a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta in 2007. Currently, Mr. James is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee of ATB Financial as well as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of AutoCanada Inc. Mr. James was previously Chair of the Provincial Audit Committee of the Government of Alberta. Mr. James is a graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business.
Chair of the Audit Committee