Sheila Fraser became a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in January 2008. She was nominated by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).
Ms. Fraser served as Auditor General of Canada from 2001 to 2011. Prior to her appointment as Auditor General, she held the position of Deputy Auditor General (1999-2001) and was a partner at Ernst & Young in the firm's Quebec office (1981-1999). From 2004 to 2005, she was chair of the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. In November 2011, Ms. Fraser was appointed to the Board of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canada-based financial services group operating in 21 countries and territories worldwide. She also serves as a director for Bombardier.
Ms. Fraser is a Chartered Accountant and earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from McGill University. For her service to the auditing and accounting professions, she was awarded the designation "Fellow" by the Ordre des Comptables Agréés du Québec in 1994 and by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2000. She has also been awarded honorary degrees by 15 Canadian universities, recognizing her contribution to the fields of accounting, legislative auditing, and public administration.