The Value of CPA - Finding Value in Your Career Choice
Want to align your values with work? Hear from our 3 panelists on how they found meaningful work that aligns with their core values, beliefs and morals. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask your own questions and network with our CPA panelists and other aspiring CPAs.
Nisha Agrawal, CPA, CGA
QuadReal Property Group
An advocate for ESG, Nisha Agrawal is QuadReal’s Director, Sustainability, joining the company in 2017. Her expertise includes promoting green building certifications across the Canadian portfolio and supporting development of environmental, social and governance practices at QuadReal properties internationally. Nisha brings 10+ years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, beginning her career in Finance at Bentall Kennedy. She then moved into Sustainability and for the past 5 years has been developing programs to effectively streamline and integrate sustainability initiatives with operations. Nisha is inspired by the progress companies have made to improve tenant health and well-being, reduce resource depletion and innovate to create solutions in building operations.
Nisha holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of BC and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. She is on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Green Building Council and also part of the ESG Committee at the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV).
Clayton McCrea, CPA
DMD Chartered Professional Accountants
After graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts with a Drama major, Clayton McCrea has had a winding journey leading him into accounting. Clayton received his CPA in 2018 working for a large public accounting firm, while becoming the founding LGBTQ2S+ pillar member on the newly created national inclusion and diversity council of the firm. Clayton has worked with many LGBTQ2S+ not-for-profit organizations over the years, filling roles from volunteer to treasurer. In 2021, Clayton made the journey to Powell River, BC where he continues his public practice work at a small, local firm.