Week 2023


Bailey Church

Partner, KPMG

November 23, 2022 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Accounting Standards Update

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November 23, 2022 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Leading Recovery: The Evolving Role of the CFO

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Bailey Church leads the National Public Sector Accounting Advisory service line and is the Leader of the Public Sector ESG and Climate Reporting Centre of Expertise at KPMG. Bailey is also the Leader of KPMG’s Global International Public Sector Accounting Standards working group.

He has an extensive background serving the Government of Canada, provincial governments, crown corporations, municipalities, and not-for-profit organizations. Bailey has worked extensively with all levels of government on sustainability reporting matters.

Bailey has advised numerous mining and nuclear sector entities on matters related to environmental reporting, including Canada Fluorspar Inc., Ontario Power Generation, and Southern California Edison.

Bailey has worked with more than 300 municipalities on sustainability reporting, including asset retirement obligations and contaminated sites. Bailey is advising municipalities across Canada on their roadmaps for ESG and natural assets reporting.

Bailey is currently advising various Crown corporations on their implementation of TCFD requirements. Bailey has advised the Government of Canada on some of its largest environmental liabilities, including Atomic Energy of Canada Limited’s decommissioning obligation, and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada’s contaminated sites liabilities.

Bailey Church