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  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1993
  • Joined Council: 2020
  • Constituency: Canada


Richard is an independent director based in Oakville, Canada. He was elected to the ICAEW Council in 2020 representing Canada.

He has been in senior governance roles in the public sector for over twenty years, serving as a Governor at the University of Toronto from 2004-2013 and as Chair of the Governing Council between 2011-2013. He is a director of Halton Health Care and served as Chair of the Board between 2019-2023. He is the Chair of UTAM which manages assets on behalf of the University of Toronto. He joined the Ontario Pension Board in July 2023 and serves as Chair of the Investment Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee.

Richard retired as a partner from Deloitte in 2023 having completed a 34-year career in professional accounting. He led the Financial Services Audit and Assurance practice for Canada and served on the Global Financial Services Audit leadership team. He specialized in banking, asset management and pension industries while at Deloitte serving some of the largest organizations including RBC, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Public Sector Pension Plan Investment Board.

Richard is a past member of the OSFI Advisory Committee and a past Chair of the Panel Auditors’ Committee of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization.

Richard holds a degree in Banking and Finance from Loughborough University in the UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK, and he holds the Institute of Corporate Directors designation.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • Member, CPA Canada
  • Member, Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Board and other ICAEW Committees

  • Council

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • Ontario Pension Board and Banting Discovery Foundation
  • University of Toronto Asset Management Corp
  • Halton Healthcare
  • Grey Condo 36

Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships or who compete with ICAEW

  • Deloitte

Any other matters you feel should be identified


Richard Nunn