Leon Gaber

Executive Director – Public Sector Advisory; National Lead – Critical Infrastructure Resilience & Emergency Management Practice

KPMG in Canada

Leon Gaber is an Executive Director and National Lead for KPMG Canada’s Critical Infrastructure Resilience & Emergency Management practice. He specializes in supporting governments, communities, and critical infrastructure asset owners in emergency planning and response, and in long-term planning to build resilience to climate hazards and reduce disaster risk.

Leon spent 15 years working in the government of British Columbia, focusing on the oversight and implementation of large scale, politically sensitive initiatives across multiple sectors. His experience spans professional governance, emergency management, supply chain management, natural resource management, and environmental spill response. He is also a seasoned facilitator and has significant experience engaging with a wide variety of groups including local government, First Nations, industry, and non-governmental organizations.

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Infrastructure
  • Justice and Security
  • Strategy and Operations
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, 2013

  • Master of Biology, University of Victoria, 2006-08

  • Honours Bachelor of Agroecology, University of Manitoba, 1996-2001