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Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (CPABC) – Director, Vancouver Airport Authority, Board of Directors

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Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA/YVR) is governed by a Board of Directors (Board), a majority of which are appointed by one of eight Nominating Entities, including Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (CPABC). CPABC is seeking expressions of interest from individuals wishing to be considered as the CPABC nominee to the VAA Board. 

VAA expects all directors to exhibit the following broad characteristics:

  • Essential personal attributes: integrity and accountability, no material conflicts of interest, time availability, financial literacy, strategic insight, board experience, leadership, risk management, informed judgment, mature confidence, high performance standards, and diversity reflective of the community it serves; and
  • Experience and expertise that will enable them to add value and provide support for management in reviewing and approving strategy and reviewing risks and opportunities, and effectively monitor performance of VAA and its management team.

Regarding this specific appointment, VAA is seeking an experienced and strategic leader with (current or previous) Chief Financial Officer or senior executive strategy experience. Experience with publicly traded companies and chairing an Audit committee would be valuable. In addition, experience in the technology sector, for example, digital and technology applications, business intelligence, analytics, would be valuable but is not required.

For more information on the VAA and its governance, please visit

CPABC will consider candidates of merit against objective criteria and with due regard for VAA’s Board Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

To submit an expression of interest for this role or for further information, please email your resume and cover letter to We sincerely thank prospective candidates for their interest in this opportunity, however only those under active consideration for the role will be contacted.

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