Bryden McMaster


“I love being able to work with a variety of different people (colleagues and clients) and adapting to new situations every day.”

With ten years of experience in accounting and assurance, Bryden became a Partner with Welch LLP in 2021. His experience includes audits and reviews for the private sector (including car dealerships and retail), not-for-profit organizations, government audits, audits for First Nations, municipal governments. Bryden is also a member of our firm’s Quality Control and Professional Standards Department.

Prior to joining Welch LLP in September 2011, Bryden had spent five years at a big four firm here in Ottawa. Bryden graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in 2007 and obtained his Chartered Accountant / Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2010.

Quick Facts

Joined Welch in

September 2011


CPA, CA, Queen’s University B. Comm


Assurance (Audits and Reviews), Non-Profit, Government, team member of firm’s Internal Quality Control and Professional Standards Department

Hobbies/ talents

Skiing, Hiking, Travelling, Food/Wine

Most memorable vacation

Baltic Cruise with my wife Janis through Sweden, Finland, Russia, Poland and Latvia.

Personal accomplishment/most proud of?

My two kids, Liam and David.