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    Brian Friedrich, LLM, MEd, C.Dir, FCPA, FCGA
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    Brian is a principal at friedrich & friedrich corporation – a professional research, standards, and education consultancy firm with over 20 years of experience conducting projects worldwide. The firm’s clients have included global accounting bodies, post-secondary institutions, and government regulators and agencies, the World Bank, and IFAC. Major projects focus on institutional capacity development; organizational structure; program construction; and evaluating, designing and advising on best practice in competency-based education and experience assessment. He has led hundreds of CPD sessions in a wide range of topics. 


    Brian also serves on the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) and CPA Canada's Public Trust Committee. 


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    Laura Friedrich, MSc, CIA, FCPA, FCGA
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    Laura is a principal at friedrich & friedrich corporation – a professional research, standards, and education consultancy firm with over 20 years of experience conducting projects worldwide. The firm’s clients have included global accounting bodies, post-secondary institutions, and government regulators and agencies, the World Bank, and IFAC. Major projects focus on institutional capacity development; organizational structure; program construction; and evaluating, designing and advising on best practice in competency-based education and experience assessment. She has led hundreds of CPD sessions in a wide range of topics. 


    Laura sits on CPABC’s Bylaws Committee and is a Technical Advisor to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). 


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