Mr. French is a retired professional accountant with over 40 years of experience. For over 20 years, Mr. French has worked at the Université de Moncton in both administrative and lecturing positions, in accounting and assurance subjects. In addition to his accounting background, he previously held the position of Superintendent of credit unions, which at the time, also included responsibilities for the regulation of other financial institutions in the province, including insurance and trust companies. He also worked as the Chief Executive of the Credit Union Stabilization Fund. With extensive experience in both the public and private sector, his expertise in accounting, auditing, governance, regulation of financial institutions and related fields has been attained through his professional development initiatives, work experience and board and committee work.
Mr. French has served as Member and Chair for the New Brunswick Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation Board (NBCUDIC), as well as for the Office de stabilisation de la Fédération des caisses populaires acadiennes. In addition to these responsibilities, he was a member of the Deposit Insurance and Stabilization Funds of Canada (now the Credit Union Prudential Supervisors Association) and participated in numerous other boards and committees.
31 October 2019
30 October 2023
Professional and industry experience:
- Financial Institutions
- Human Resources
- FCPA, FCA, Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants
- CA, NB Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Human Resources and Governance (since 11 December 2019)