Sheila Dodds was appointed deputy auditor general in August 2021. She is also the Office of the Auditor General of B.C.’s first equity, diversity, and inclusion lead, responsible for leading the office in a modern, inclusive way that reflects the diversity of the province while delivering on the office’s commitments to the Legislative Assembly of B.C.
Prior to her current role, Sheila was an assistant auditor general for 10 years with responsibility, at different times, for performance audit, information technology audit, professional practices, legal, training and development, and critical audit support services.
Sheila has an extensive performance, financial and internal audit experience in the private and public sectors. She began her career with this office, and after obtaining her chartered accountant designation worked with a national accounting firm, with internal audit and advisory services in the Ministry of Finance, with the Ministry of Management Services and with the U.K. Audit Commission.
She taught an introductory audit course at Camosun College and has volunteered with the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation supporting performance audit work in Barbados, Tanzania and Guyana.
Sheila holds a BA in economics, a certified internal auditor designation, and she is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. She has supported the CPA profession as a member of the CPA Canada Public Sector Auditing Standards Review Task Force and the CPA Canada Competency Map Task Force.
In her free time, Sheila enjoys biking, golfing, cooking, travelling and dabbling in languages. She is married with two adult children.