Kenneth (Ken) Hughes retired as Auditor General for the City of Ottawa in 2020. Throughout his career, Ken has been engaged in the fields of audit, fraud investigation and internal control review, property taxation, finance and financial management. Ken has worked in public accounting, management consulting, and has taught in the areas of audit, internal control and finance in private industry and both federal and municipal governments. He has served on many boards and committees in the for profit and not for profit sectors for financial, health, information technology firms and industry associations. Ken is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (retired CFE). He has earned an MBA from Athabasca University, a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University and an ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Rotman School of Management.