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Leonard J. Brooks

University of Toronto

Leonard J. Brooks is Professor of Business Ethics & Accounting at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. He is the Director of the Professional Accounting Centre and the Master of Forensic Accounting Program (formerly the Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting Program) at the University’s Institute for Management & Innovation. Professor Brooks served 14 years on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business Ethics and as Founding Editor of Corporate Ethics Monitor, a pioneering bimonthly publication. He has published articles on ethics issues in the Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting Organizations and Society, Canadian Accounting Perspectives and Business & Society. He coauthored BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR DIRECTORS and EXECUTIVES & ACCOUNTANTS with Paul Dunn; ETHICS & GOVERNANCE: DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING AN ETHICAL CORPORATE CULTURE with David Selley; and PRINCIPLES OF STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT: THE CLARKSON PRINCIPLES with Lee Preston and Thomas Donaldson. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, he obtained his C.A. designation and subsequently became an audit manager and Director of Manpower for Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte.) in Toronto. Professor Brooks served as a member, then chair, of the Chartered Accountants’ national Board of Examiners and chair of its national Syllabus Committee. He was named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) of Ontario in 1982. These professional designations were converted to C.P.A. and F.C.P.A. in 2012. He consults with individuals, corporations and governmental and non-governmental organizations and serves as an expert witness and media-commentator. Professor Brooks is also a former director of the Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy and former president of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association.

Titles By The Author

Business and Professional Ethics

Published: © 2020

ISBN: 9780357441886

Business & Professional Ethics

Published: © 2014

ISBN: 9781285182223