Rob van Ballegooijen

Partner Advisory, Technology Risk Consulting

KPMG in Canada

Rob is a Partner in the Toronto office of the Advisory, Technology Risk Consulting practice. He supports clients with IT risk advisory, IT internal audit and emerging technology risk. Initially in the Netherlands and since 2016 in Canada, Rob has been supporting clients manage their IT risk and implement leading practices. Rob specializes in IT governance, transformation and project risk, internal controls and IT risk management. In addition, he supports clients with their audit methodology, implementing Agile internal audit elements or improving overall quality.

In his role as a risk advisor on large transformations, Rob advises boards and steering committees of their risks to business objectives and provides an anticipatory overview on emerging risks. He supports in prioritizing and addressing risk early. He further leads project consulting engagements as project auditor, Agile specialist, quality assurance specialist and project manager.

In his role as IT risk management and internal audit lead, Rob leads engagements in a variety of markets. Domains include IT governance, third party management, disaster recovery, ICFR, cyber incident response, database security and artificial intelligence. In addition, he performs comprehensive IT risk assessments, informing the board, CIO as well as internal audit departments of a comprehensive IT risk profile and provides advice on how to prioritize accordingly. He frequently attends audit committee meetings and advises the board on their risk profile and IT risk considerations.

  • Master of Science (Business Administration), VU University

  • Executive Master degree in IT Auditing, Amsterdam Business School (UvA)

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I

  • Certified SAFe 4 Agilist

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)