Caroline Hillyard, CPA, CA

Title/Position: Senior Manager, Advisory Services – Forensics and Dispute Resolution

Company: Grant Thornton LLP

Caroline is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a CA-designated specialist in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (CAŸIFA). She specializes in providing forensic accounting services to a diverse client base and has also conducted a wide range of anti-fraud work, including fraud risk and vulnerability assessments and internal control compliance engagements.

Caroline has experience conducting fraud investigations, forensic accounting assignments, and anti-fraud work for numerous industries including police services, education, municipal, provincial and federal governments, healthcare, forestry, pharmaceutical, not-for-profit, and other public sector or crown corporations.  Caroline has 17 years’ experience working for public accounting firms, 13 of which have been spent specializing in forensic accounting and fraud.

Caroline frequently presents on the topics of forensic accounting, fraud awareness and prevention, and internal control risks, has co-authored articles and whitepapers relating to fraud, and has helped clients develop fraud policies and anti-fraud regimes.