Bev Briscoe is a Chartered Accountant with extensive industry experience in the transportation and industrial equipment sectors and has served on a number of boards and audit committees over the past decade. Currently, Ms. Briscoe is a director and audit committee chair of Goldcorp Inc. and Deputy Chair of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. -both public companies listed on the TSX and the New York Stock Exchanges. Her past boards include Coast Opportunities Fund, Westminster Savings Credit Union, BC Rail Group, Spectra Energy Income Fund and a number of non profit boards. She is the past Chair of the Industry Training Authority for BC and past Chair of the BC Forest Safety Council.
Previously Ms. Briscoe owned a transportation services company and worked in senior management positions in the heavy equipment industry as Vice President and General Manager of Wajax Industries Ltd. and Vice President of Finance of the Rivtow Group of Companies. She also worked as Chief Financial Officer for various operating divisions in The Jim Pattison Group in B.C. and Geneva, Switzerland. She articled with PWC and worked with them in Vancouver and Sydney, Australia.
Ms. Briscoe holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. In 2011, Ms. Briscoe received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Influential Women in Business Awards and in 2012, Ms. Briscoe was presented with the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD Fellowship Award.