Emily Lewis

Associate faculty


Emily Lewis is an accountant who has worked over the last 20 years in municipal, provincial and federal governments, as well as the real estate and now transportation industries. Her background in political science drew her to the public sector; she has a keen interest in both the policy and practical realities of government and governance. Mentorship has played an enormous role in her education and career path, including sparking her path in accounting as well as inspiring a passion for the people and organizational side of work. Lewis aims to engage students by viewing accounting as a series of decision-making tools to support their development as a professional.


Lewis has experience across the fields of program, audit and accounting management and is passionate about people and processes in the work environment. She is currently the senior manager of finance for the Coast Mountain Bus Company, which runs all the buses and seabus service for Translink in Metro Vancouver. She is also on the board of the John Howard Society, Pacific Region. Instruction at Royal Roads provides a creative outlet and is a gratifying part of Lewis’ professional life.


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

University of Victoria

Chartered Professional Accountant designation

Chartered Professional Accountants of BC

Certified Management Accountant certification

Chartered Professional Accountants of BC