Profile

Mr. Ken Baker, ARM-E, CMA, CPA

Principal,
City of Edmonton
CHAPTER OFFICER
Bronze MVP

Contact Details

Edmonton, AB
Canada

Bio

Ken Baker is Principal of Enterprise Risk Consulting in Edmonton.  Until recently he was also Corporate Manager, Enterprise Risk Management for the City of Edmonton. He is currently Treasurer of the Northern Alberta chapter and Finance Chair of the 2019 RIMS Canada Conference in Edmonton. He served previously on the RIMS Finance committee. A graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business, Ken is also a Chartered Professional Accountant. Since working as an accounting trainee in Europe, he has held finance and accounting positions in the manufacturing, processing, entertainment, finance, and insurance industries, before being introduced to ERM in his role as Controller of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.

Education

University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Bachelor of Commerce, 1991
Accounting
1986 To 1991

The Institutes
Malvern (online), Pennsylvania, United States
ARM-E designation, 2016
Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management
2015 To 2016

Society of Management Accountants of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CMA (now CPA) designation, 1998
Management Accounting
1995 To 1998

Job History

Enterprise Risk Consulting
Principal
Edmonton, AB, Canada
September 2016 - present

City of Edmonton
Corporate Manager, ERM
Edmonton, AB, Canada
April 2012 - October 2019

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA)
Controller
Edmonton, AB, Canada
October 2008 - April 2012

Workers Compensation Board - Alberta
Team Lead, Financial Services
Edmonton, AB, Canada
February 2008 - September 2008

Servus Credit Union
Manager, Accounting
Edmonton, AB, Canada
July 2005 - January 2008

Northlands
Racing & Gaming Accounting Manager
Edmonton, AB, Canada
September 1996 - July 2005