VP Corporate and CFO
Maria is an accomplished leader with more than a decade of diverse finance and operations experience in the non-profit, government, crown corporation and private sectors.
Before joining the Public Policy Forum, Maria led the finance and operations department at the national member based Canadian Association of Optometrists where she worked closely with the CEO and management team to support and advance strategic objectives.
Prior to that, Maria co-founded a small business focused on financial services, building on her prior experience which included positions such as Senior Consultant in the Enterprise Risk Management group at Deloitte, Audit and Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and various other finance roles at Agriculture and Service Canada and the Canada Post corporate office.
Maria is a Corporate Vice President and CFO, CA and holds a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in non-profit leadership and management. She is a graduate of Carleton University, earning a BCom in Accounting with high honours.
Maria joined PPF in 2019.