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Biography

W. Doug Wylie is the 11th Auditor General of Alberta in the 113-year history of Alberta.

Appointed to the role effective April 29, 2018, Doug’s tenure with Alberta’s Office of the Auditor General (OAG) spans over 28 years. Joining the office in 1989, and a professional accountant since 1991, Doug has served as an Assistant Auditor General for the past 14 years. In that role, he has oversight on the financial audits and non-financial performance audits for the following current portfolios: Executive Council; the Legislative Assembly and Officers of the Assembly; and the ministries of Health (including Alberta Health Services and the Health Quality Council of Alberta), Children's Services, Community and Social Services, and Seniors and Housing. He has also represented the OAG at the national level as a member and past chair of the Strategic Management Committee of the Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors.

Committed to the continued advancement of his profession, Doug is the past chair of the Chartered Professional Accountants Education Foundation (CPAEF) of Alberta, and also served as chair of its Strategy Development Committee, and as a member of its Nominating Committee.

In 2016, he was awarded a Fellowship Chartered Professional Accountant, a designation granted to exceptional members whose achievements in their careers, the community or in the profession have earned them distinction and brought honour to their profession.

Doug is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation.

His high ethical standards and dedication to the improvement of the office’s performance helps ensure the OAG continues to work towards making a difference in the lives of Albertans.

The Auditor General is a nonpartisan Officer of the Legislature, responsible for conducting independent audits of every Government of Alberta ministry, department, regulated fund and agency. The Office of the Auditor General operates in accordance with the Auditor General Act.

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