Caroline Hillyard, CPA, CA, CA-IFA, CFF

Senior Manager

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    Caroline is a senior manager in Grant Thornton's forensics & dispute resolution group. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and a CA-designated specialist in investigative and forensic accounting (CA-IFA). She specializes in providing forensic accounting and litigation support services to a diverse client base ranging from individuals, to small private and not-for-profit organizations, to large multi-national public companies. Caroline has also conducted a wide range of anti-fraud work, including fraud risk and vulnerability assessments and internal control compliance engagements.

    Caroline has experience working in numerous industries including police services, education, municipal, provincial and federal governments, healthcare, forestry, pharmaceutical, not-for-profit, and other public sector or crown corporations. She also regularly provides training to senior management and other employees on fraud awareness, prevention, and internal control risks, has co-authored articles relating to fraud, and has developed fraud policies, whitepapers, and anti-fraud regimes.

    Experience

    Caroline has 14 years' experience working for public accounting firms and 10 cumulative years specializing in forensic accounting and litigation support. She has been with Grant Thornton for almost 5 years.

    Caroline has been qualified in the Ontario Court of Justice, as well as the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, to testify as an expert witness in forensic accounting.