Austin C. Abas

Partner, Audit - Office Managing Partner, Winnipeg

KPMG in Canada

Austin is the Managing Partner of the Winnipeg office. Austin has had a number of leadership roles including being the Chair of the Board of Directors for KPMG in Canada and the Regional Managing Partner for Canada's Regions West practice. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Austin has over 25 years of experience as an Audit Partner. He is accredited in IFRS and US GAAP.

Austin has been lead engagement partner on a number of significant audit clients including public companies and complex organizations with head offices and operations located in Winnipeg, across Canada and in the US. His experience includes audits, accounting, initial public offerings, and due diligence engagements with private and public corporations, focused on manufacturing, construction, real estate and investment funds.

  • Financial Services
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Investment Management
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Manitoba

  • Member, KPMG’s Higher Education practice

  • CPA, CA

  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba

  • FCA, Fellowship

  • Treasurer, Alhijrah Private School

  • Member, United Way Cabinet

  • Prior Board Chair, KPMG Canada

  • Board Member of Chronic Disease Innovation Centre

  • Member of audit committee for The Winnipeg Foundation