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Ernie Briard

Sandra E. Watson

Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Management


As Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Management for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Mr. Briard oversees operations of the Finance and Corporate Management branch. This includes financial management, human resources, investment planning and business analytics, information management and information technology, corporate administration and contracting, translation and travel.

Professional Background

Mr. Briard brings to SCC more than 20 years of senior-level financial management experience from both the public and private sectors. Before joining SCC, and following a successful career with Nortel Networks, Mr. Briard established himself as an independent financial management consultant. In that capacity, he provided senior federal government officials and private corporations with strategic support and advisory services in the areas of financial management and reporting, internal audit, internal controls, performance management, strategic planning and governance. 


Mr. Briard is a chartered accountant and holds a bachelor of commerce, honours degree from Carleton University in Ottawa.

Contact details

+1 613 238 3222, ext. 467
[email protected]