As an accountant and an auditor, my world is made of rules, roadmaps, and quantifiable, measurable inputs. Canada Beyond 150, however, did not give me clarity of direction; it gave me a sandbox to play in. It would be an understatement to say I was uncomfortable at the beginning of the project; I did not know what tools in this new sandbox were best to pick up and experiment with. At first this seemed like every accountant’s nightmare made real. However, it became quickly apparent that CB150 gave me a platform to engage people in a way that was entirely new to me.
Author: Reshmeena Lalani
Reshmeena Lalani CPA, CA is an accountant who has a keen interest in public policy. She worked with KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining the public service in 2014. Read more »