Doretta Thompson

Doretta Thompson

Financial Literacy Leader, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

Doretta Thompson is CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader and director of the CPA Martin Mentorship Program for Indigenous High School Students. She is responsible for CPA Canada’s social responsibility initiatives, including CPA Canada’s international award-winning Financial Literacy program, as well as programs that support financial literacy and capacity building in Indigenous Communities.

Doretta holds a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administer(CAPA) designation from AFOA Canada and sits on the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Working Group on Indigenous Financial Literacy Working Group. She was a member of the FCAC working group that developed the Government of Canada’s framework for workplace financial literacy and on the Advisory Committee of Excellence Canada’s financial literacy standards. She is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her voluntary work in the health sector.