About Your Training Seminar Leaders
Calgary, Alberta · June 12, 2018
Leon Bloom, Partner, Deloitte
Leon is recognized globally for his thought leadership and expertise in assisting leading financial institution clients with financial and non-financial risk and capital management and governance solutions. He has served as a senior
Deloitte Partner for more than 20 years both in Canada and globally, including several terms as an Executive Board member of Deloitte's Global Financial Services Industry (GFSI) practice. He also served as the firm's GFSI Global Deputy Managing Partner for more than 12 years.He specializes in the area of risk and capital management and risk governance and has extensive global experience advising regulators (including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision) deposit insurers, major financial institutions and rating agencies on related issues.
He is a co-architect of Deloitte's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) methodology and has led its implementation in leading financial institutions. He has had articles, papers and interviews published related to financial and non-financial risk and capital management and governance including on Bloomberg TV and in The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, The Financial
Times, European American Business Journal, Bermuda Reinsurance Magazine, Bank Director, Bank Accounting & Finance, Boardroom Intelligence, Australian Banking & Finance, and China Business Daily. Leon is a co-author of the 'Basle Implementation Handbook' published by Erich Schmidt Verlag (ESV) and Information Technology Control Guidelines' published by the Canadian
Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Megan Douglas, Senior Manager, KPMG
Megan Douglas is a Senior Manager in the KPMG Calgary's Audit practice where she is involved in audits of financial statements and internal control over financial reporting. She has over 6 years of experience serving public and private entities in the energy sector.
Ednica Newbold, Senior Advisor, Internal Controls, ATCO Group
Ednica Newbold brings 10 years of public accounting firm experience in assurance, risk management and client accounting. She has worked extensively on private and public company audits in various industries such as gaming, retail, financial services and midstream oil & gas. Her specialty encompasses IFRS, US GAAP, and internal controls advisory under Sarbanes Oxley and National Instrument 52-109 controls. Ednica holds a Bachelors of Commerce Accounting Degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, as well as the CPA, CA and CPA (New Hampshire Designation).
Jan Peyper, Director, Forensic Services, PwC
Jan Peyper is a forensic accountant, who also specializes in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Programs as well as Anti-Bribery and Corruption compliance. Jan has more than 15 years of forensic experience in South Africa, the rest of Africa, the United Kingdom, Europe and Canada which includes extensive experience on Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Programs for global companies, dispute analysis, fraud investigations and anti-fraud programs across all industries. Jan has assisted a number of Canadian clients on their anti-fraud programs through the execution of enterprise-wide fraud risk assessments. These clients include investment managers, mining clients and clients in the oil and gas
Industry. Jan is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and South African Chartered Accountant.
James Trites, Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY
James Trites, CPA, CA, has over 15 years of experience providing audit and accounting advisory services to large public and private companies. He has significant experience leading SOX 404 and NI 52-109 advisory engagement, including implementation, rationalization and harmonization assignments. Currently he is delivering services related to accounting change, including implementation of Revenue Recognition, Leases and Financial Instruments accounting standards. Broad experience relating to public filings in connection with acquisitions, debt and equity offerings and transaction support services including accounting due diligence, pro-forma financial statements and other transaction related services. James is also a member of CPA Alberta.
Tongjie Zhang, Senior Associate, PwC
TJ (Tongjie) Zhang is a Senior Associate in PwC's Cybersecurity and Privacy practice in Calgary. TJ is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). TJ holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Calgary. His work in Information Security has been published and presented in prestigious international conferences as well as local business media.
TJ services organizations in Oil & Gas, Utilities, Financial Sector, Mining, Software, Legal Services, Non-Profit, Healthcare, Food, Telecommunication, Agriculture, Retail, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Public Sector and Investment segments. TJ helped clients deliver values through successful projects and programs, including Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Operation, Incident Response, Project Assurance, ICS/SCADA Security Assessment, Security & Infrastructure Design, PCI-DSS, DLP, SIEM deployment, SOX Compliance, ERM, GRC, Risk Assessment and Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment. TJ is also an active community leader, who is currently a Director of the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (Alberta) Board, and a Public Member in the Council of the College of Alberta Dental Assistants, both appointed by Lieutenant Governor in Council of Alberta.
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