wpawards judge Tashia Batstone

Tashia Batstone

President and CEO, FP Canada


Tashia Batstone, MBA, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D is President and CEO of FP Canada, the leadingbody for the financial planning profession in Canada. Ms. Batstone leads FP Canada in its purpose of championing better financial wellness for all Canadians. FP Canada is committed to IMAGINE 2030, a vision of the future in which all Canadians have the financial confidence and wellbeing they need, and everyone has access to financial planning that supports their diverse needs.


Previously, Ms. Batstone held senior leadership roles within the CPA profession at both the provincial and national level. During her time at the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), she led transformational change initiatives for the accounting profession both in Canada and on the international stage. Prior to joining CPA Canada, Ms. Batstone served five years as CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2020, Ms. Batstone was named in Practice Ignition’s top 50 women in accounting globally.


Ms. Batstone has extensive experience in Board Governance and serves on not-for-profit boards including the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Ms. Batstone joined the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Board in November 2021, after having previously served as technical advisor on the IFAC Board and as member of IFAC’s Technical Advisory Committee.


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