Anne Garans

Partner, ESG Department

KPMG in Canada

Anne Garans is a Partner in KPMG in Canada’s ESG Department, in our Montréal office. She comes to us from KPMG France, where she joined the firm in 2005. Anne became a partner in 2014 and, soon after, became Head of the Sustainability Department (part of Audit at KPMG France). Anne will continue to support KPMG France in their engagements, in particular audits of ESG information published in annual reports, which has been mandatory since 2013 for groups in France subject to certain thresholds.

At KPMG in Canada, Anne has a mandate to put her ESG skills to work for clients in areas such as: ESG audits, ESG regulatory watch (particularly in Europe), support in strategy and communications, supply chains, biodiversity, green finance and the circular economy. Among Anne’s clients and colleagues, she is known for her strong leadership qualities and sense of purpose and accomplishment.

  • Corporate responsibility reporting
  • EU directive on non-financial reporting
  • Environment
  • Responsible capitalism
  • Sustainability assurance and reporting
  • Sustainability implementation
  • Sustainability strategy development
  • Environmental Engineer, Faculty of Science, Université Aix-Marseille, France

  • Masters degree in Communications Studies, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France