Naveen Kalia

Partner, Audit

KPMG in Canada

Naveen Kalia is a partner in KPMG’s financial services practice with close to 20 years of professional experience. He currently serves as the Group Leader of the Financial Institutions Audit practice and is responsible for managing all aspects of the practice, working with his partners to deliver quality service to our clients. He is also the lead partner on a number of the Firm’s financial institution clients, having been an auditor and advisor to major banks, insurance companies, investment dealers and finance companies. Naveen frequently lectures on financial services accounting matters to groups of regulators, financial service organization management and KPMG personnel and is currently a member of KPMG’s Technical Topic Team for Insurance and designated internally as an audit specialist in financial instruments and hedging matters. His other responsibilities within the Firm have included leading our Toronto office’s recruiting efforts by setting our hiring strategy and having final approval on all hiring decisions for over 120 new CPA students annually. Naveen has also been the partner responsible for staffing and resource allocations for the entire GTA audit practice.

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Investment banks
  • CPA, CA

  • Masters of Accounting, University of Waterloo

  • Financial Statement Auditing


  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Treasurer, Board Member, Furniture Bank (Toronto)