A results- and deadline-driven financial executive with practical operational and fiduciary experience in Canada and the UK, Mark Wakefield is an inspirational leader and coach.
Currently, Mr. Wakefield is the Principal of Journey to Excellence where he provides consulting advice on business, leadership and sales success to leading Canadian companies. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant with The Finance Group where he implemented International Financial Reporting Standards and other financial services, and in 2009, he served as TVO’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. From 2001 to 2007, he was Vice-President of Finance/Chief Accountant at Xerox Canada Inc. after having held the previous positions of Finance Director, Controller, and Manager of Financial Policy and Reporting for the company. Mr. Wakefield also held various senior management positions at KPMG International for 14 years.
Mr. Wakefield serves as Treasurer and Board member of Kinark Child and Family Services, a children’s mental health organization. He is also a part-time instructor at Seneca College where he teaches accounting to prospective CPAs.