Victor M. Duret, CPA, CA, IFA
Board Chair, Finance and Investment Committee
In June 2015, Mr. Victor Duret was elected Chairman of the Board and President of the Institute. He joined the Board in 2012, serving as Treasurer until his election as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Duret is a long-time Partner in the international accounting firm KPMG LLP, where he specializes in conducting investigations and providing strategic advice to both private and public sector clients on governance and compliance issues practically in times of stress.
Based in Ottawa, his practice has taken him across Canada and around the globe in dealing with matters of concern to his clients.
He believes strongly in the importance of family as the building block for our society and, with other Board members and Vanier staff, is focused on increasing the reach, relevance and rigour that is fundamental to the Institute’s contributions as envisioned by the Institute’s founders, the Right Honourable Georges P. Vanier and Pauline Vanier.
Active in his community, Mr. Duret has sat on numerous boards and currently, in addition to his role as Chair of the Vanier Board, he is the Treasurer of the Ottawa Art Gallery.
He is married to Hilary McCormack and is the proud father of two adult daughters.