Audit Committee Certified Graduates
Congratulations to the graduates of The Directors College* Audit Committee Program. These graduates have successfully completed the Audit Committee Program and rigorous individual exam, to be granted the privilege to use the official mark Audit Committee Certified (A.C.C.)
The Audit Committee Program was developed in partnership with, and delivered by faculty from, Deloitte Touche, McCarthy Tetrault, and Financial Executives International Canada along with experienced Audit Committee Chairs and behavioral experts.
Ms. Pamela Nowina, A.C.C.
Director, Electrical Safety Authority
Pamela Nowina is a senior executive with extensive corporate and public sector experience in Ontario’s energy industry. Ms. Nowina currently sits on the board and the Audit Committee of the Electrical Safety Authority. The ESA is responsible for public electrical safety in Ontario. Ms. Nowina also sits on the board of St. Elizabeth Healthcare Foundation where she is Treasurer.
Ms. Nowina currently provides strategic consulting services to executives and boards through Elenchus Research Associates.
Ms. Nowina retired from the Ontario Energy Board in 2010. Pamela Nowina was Vice-Chair of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) from 2005 until 2010. She was a key member of the board’s Management Committee which is responsible for governance and oversight of the management and operations of the board. Ms. Nowina was appointed as a board member in 2004. In addition to her governance responsibilities, Ms. Nowina has presided on many of the OEB’s most significant cases. She also had a key role in developing many of the board’s policies.
Prior to joining the OEB, Ms. Nowina was a partner with IBM Business Consulting Services. IBM acquired PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting where Ms. Nowina was partner in PwC’s Energy Practice. As a leader in the Canadian Energy practice, Ms. Nowina had a strong background in natural gas and electricity markets. She was responsible for the Energy Strategy practice for Canada. At PwC Consulting and IBM Consulting, Ms. Nowina worked with some of the country’s largest utility companies and related government agencies.
Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ms. Nowina held executive and management roles in Compugen, a high-tech company and management roles in Union Gas Limited.
- Module 5: The Board Simulation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 11-13, 2013)
- Module 1: Accountability and Change in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 19-21, 2013)
- Module 3: Oversight and Finance in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 3-5, 2013)
- HRCC Module 1 in Toronto, ON (October 7-8, 2013)
- ACC Module 1 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 18-19, 2013)