Jane Williamson, CA, CMA, Vice President, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

 

Jane is a Vice President of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and is responsible for the company’s global conversion to IFRS.  Jane joined Fairfax in 2001 and prior to concentrating full time on IFRS was responsible for the company’s financial reporting, its implementation of Sarbanes- Oxley Section 404 and the company’s investment operation’s back office.

Jane was a financial services partner in the Audit and Assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the Toronto office prior to joining Fairfax.  Over Jane’s 15 year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, her clients comprised both private and public entities, including SEC registrants in the banking, insurance and manufacturing sectors.

Jane holds a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University in addition to her CA and CMA designations.

Over the years, Jane has served on the Boards of Altruvest, a charitable organization, of The Lyndhurst Hospital Foundation and is a former member of the Finance Committee of the Ladies Golf Club of Toronto.