Doug Allan '04
Doug graduated from St. George's in 2004 and headed east to Montreal to complete a Bachelor’s of Commerce from McGill University with a Major in Accounting and a minor in Finance. After graduation, he went to work with Ernst & Young LLP in Vancouver articling to obtain his Chartered Accountant designation. He wrote his exams in 2010, finishing on the Canadian National Honour Roll and as the BC Valedictorian for his year. Since then, he has continued to grow as a professional at EY over the past 8 years, focusing on assurance services for Vancouver based companies ranging from technology start ups to multi-billion dollar global institutions. Giving back to the accounting community and developing the profession is a passion of his. He volunteers as Treasurer for Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver and consults with CPA Canada on accounting education in Canada. He is married to his wife Michelle and has one son Hudson, and another baby due imminently.
When he was making a decision on how he would start his career, the advice and support of various mentors was instrumental in guiding him along. His goal is to provide some insight into careers in business, especially in public practice accounting, and hopefully give some Georgians the same mentorship he received.