Scott Murdoch

Ottawa, Renfrew

Scott has been providing audit and business advisory services for over 20 years. His client focus has been government agencies, not-for-profit organizations as well as private sector owner-managed businesses; particularly in the automotive, professional and construction sectors.

Scott joined Welch in 1988 after graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Commerce Degree (specialization in Accounting).

Apart from a 1-year management position within another national accounting firm, Scott has been with Welch since the beginning of his career. Scott received his CA designation in 1991 and was promoted to Partner in 2001.

Scott was named one of Ottawa’s 2005 Top Forty under 40.

Quick Facts

Joined Welch in



Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting, University of Ottawa


CPA Ontario, CPA Canada


Public sector auditing and consulting; owner-managed businesses; auditing and business advisory services within construction, real estate and the automotive sector.

Hobbies/ talents

Golf, Cross country skiing, cycling and reading.

Favorite books (or authors)

Lee Child, Michael Connelly, James Patterson and John Feinstein.

Most memorable vacation

Grand Canyon, Arizona

Favorite music

Neil Young, Blue Rodeo, Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Cash

Favorite movie


Personal accomplishment/ most proud of

Being awarded Top Forty Under 40.

Making a hole-in-one on the Island hole at Pakenham Highlands