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Clyde MacLellan


Clyde MacLellan
Location: Ottawa
Appointed: November 1, 2020
Term Expires: March 31, 2026

Clyde MacLellan was appointed as an Assistant Auditor General of Canada in 2008. He was responsible for the Office’s audit work related to federal Crown corporations and other similar quasi-independent federal entities.  This also included responsibility for the international audit work of the Office of the Auditor General which currently includes the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and representing the Office of the Auditor General of Canada at the United Nations Panel of External Auditors and its technical working group.

Before joining the Office of the Auditor General of Canada in 1991, Clyde was a lecturer of accounting and auditing courses in the undergraduate faculty of Commerce at Saint-Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He also provided audit, accounting, tax, and business advisory services at Deloitte & Touche in Halifax.

Clyde has contributed to the work of many task forces, including segmented reporting, indicators of financial condition and concepts underlying financial performance.   He has also served the accounting and auditing profession internationally.  Clyde has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University (Nova Scotia).