Board of Directors
Mr. Patrick Chu
Patrick is a senior manager in Grant Thornton’s Assurance Services practice in Southern Ontario. He has over 15 years of assurance and business advisory experience, offering strategic advice and business process improvements.
Patrick is involved in managing all aspects of the audit, from preliminary planning through to the finalization of the financial statements. He ensures that engagements are conducted in an efficient and effective manner, complies with all professional standards from an accounting and disclosure standpoint and deals with major accounting and auditing issues. He is well-versed in reporting under IFRS, US GAAP and ASPE.
In addition to his client facing role, Patrick has delivered presentations internally and externally focusing on accounting developments under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Patrick also reviewed the work of other Grant Thornton member firm as part of the Grant Thornton Assurance Review programme.
Patrick has extensive experience working with clients in the Real Estate, Professional Services, Technology and Manufacturing and Distribution industries.
Qualifications and memberships
• Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) (2012); Chartered Accountant (CA) (2005)
• Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom
• Financial analyst on the Community Review Panel for United Way of York Region
• Treasurer and Board member of Citizens for Affordable Housing Program