Claude Briand is the Controller responsible for Compliance at Grand Challenges Canada.
Mr. Briand began his career with an audit firm from the private sector before joining the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. For more than twenty years, he has been working at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), both at head office in Ottawa and two regional offices (New Delhi, India, and Dakar, Senegal). He has occupied various positions at IDRC, in internal audit, financial services and grant administration.
Mr. Briand has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.