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March 31, 2017

JIBC appoints new Vice-President, Finance & Operations

Former Director, Finance & Administration takes on new role March 31

Kayoko Takeuchi 2017


The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kayoko Takeuchi as its new Vice-President of Finance & Operations.

“I find great joy in working here at JIBC,” said Ms. Takeuchi. “The level of passion people hold here is just phenomenal. I’m so excited and fortunate to be a part of that and look forward to working together with everyone at JIBC in this new role.”

Ms. Takeuchi joined JIBC in 2005 and became Director, Finance & Administration in 2006. Prior to that, she held leadership roles including controllership and operations management positions in the education, software, manufacturing, retail and wholesale sectors. All of her industry experience included work in companies with international presence.

“Kayoko was chosen following a national search and brings to the role of Vice-President, Finance & Operations a strong record of financial and operational accomplishment as well as progressive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors,” said Dr. Michel Tarko, JIBC President and CEO. “I am very pleased that she will be succeeding Peter Kingston upon his retirement.”

Ms. Takeuchi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (double concentration in accounting and management of information systems) from Simon Fraser University (SFU), a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) designation, and an Executive Master of Business Administration from SFU.  

In addition to her accounting and management roles she has co-facilitated and trained over three cohorts of candidates through the CMA Strategic Leadership Program. Her volunteer work includes a combined 10 years of adjudicating CMA and CPA candidates in their Capstone I/Strategic Case presentations. She has also sat as a panel judge on the UBC Sauder School of Business undergraduate business case competitions. She currently belongs to the Government Organizations Accounting and Auditing Forum as one of the representatives from the B.C. post-secondary sector.

“My goals include further shaping organizational sustainability and leveraging many opportunities I see for greater collaboration and increased coordination internally,” said Ms. Takeuchi. “I want to contribute my experience and knowledge of JIBC to help us continue to do great work. I find that the most rewarding aspect of my work is when I can help others succeed.”


About Justice Institute of British Columbia 

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator with a mission to develop dynamic justice and public safety professionals through its exceptional applied education, training and research. JIBC offers internationally recognized education that leads to certificates, diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and graduate certificates; exceptional continuing education for work and career-related learning and development; and customized contract training to government agencies and private organizations worldwide. Our education provides professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to excel at every stage of their career contributing to safer communities and a more just society.

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Last updated May 18, 2017