Lara Gaede, FCPA, FCA, CFA, ICD.d
Co-lead, ESG Reporting Advisory, Deloitte Canada
Suite 700 850-2nd Street SW
As Co-lead, ESG Reporting Advisory, Lara helps clients navigate the evolving reporting landscape, articulate their climate change story, and incorporate this into their ongoing public reporting, including any impact on their financial statements.
Lara spent two decades at the Alberta Securities Commission, starting in corporate finance, then as a member of the executive team as Chief Accountant and CFO. She was also a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board for six years. She combines her regulatory experience with an in-depth understanding of how businesses can integrate their climate and sustainability measures and goals into mainstream financial reporting to communicate this information to key stakeholders more effectively.
As an active member of the CPA Sustainability Reporting Advisory Group and the Canadian Public Reporting Board, Lara remains at the forefront of the evolving regulatory environment as well as current trends and best practices for ESG disclosure. She provides actionable advice to boards and company leadership, and engages investors and other key stakeholders on a wide range of ESG-related issues.