Paul Riegel – Regional Director, Vancouver
Paul has over 30 years experience leading finance groups and operations of large government, public and private organizations.
Paul is a CPA/CGA and his areas of expertise include development and execution of corporate strategy, cashflow and banking relationship management, budget development and forecasting, efficiency gains and overhead cost reduction, project management and major systems implementation, organizational restructuring, and corporate financial and management reporting – including development of KPI’s.
Most recently Paul was the Executive Director of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer law firm in Calgary, Alberta. He managed and lead the administrative organization and the business functions of the firm. During his time at the firm, Paul lead a number of business transformations, cost reduction initiatives and systems implementations and upgrades.
Paul also has senior leadership experience with McCarthy Tetrault, a large national law firm, where he lead a national system implementation (travel and hosting expenditure management), and significantly transformed financial and administrative processes.
Other previous experience includes VP, Finance with Calgary Laboratory Services and senior leadership positions with the City of Calgary including leadership of the PeopleSoft enterprise suite implementation and maintenance; and other senior financial controller positions.
Paul holds a BA in Economics and Accounting from the University of Alberta and a CPA/CGA designation in the province of BC.