Chris Boland is a professional IFRS and US GAAP consultant specializing in assisting clients with their training, advisory, adoption and application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), US GAAP and the application of new IASB / FASB standards. He is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, and also holds the Certified Management Accountant designation. Chris has extensive experience with matters such as IFRS, new US GAAP standards, SOX, anti-fraud measures and corporate governance. Prior to establishing his IFRS / US GAAP public practice and IFRS – US GAAP teaching career, Chris was General Manager (Accounting, IFRS, Internal Controls and Tax) at Canada Post Corporation. His earlier positions at other organizations included being CFO and VP Finance; Director of Tax and Treasury, Controller; Manager of Financial Reporting and Controller (Overseas Operations); Manager of Financial Reporting; and Budget Analyst. He was also an Auditor at the Office of the Auditor General. Chris has over 25 years of experience in sectors which include private and publicly traded entities, pharma, Crown Corporation, Government, telecommunications and software.