Brad Owen

Partner, Audit and Assurance

KPMG in Canada

Brad is an Audit Partner and acts as Lead Audit Engagement Partner for some of KPMG’s largest Canadian and multinational clients.

Over his more than 30 years with KPMG, Brad has worked with clients in the Retail, Financial Services, Technology, Media and Telecommunications industries and held various leadership roles. Most recently he served as the Partner in Charge of the Department of Professional Practice from 2017 until May 31, 2023. 

As head of the DPP, Brad led the practice through the interpretation and implementation of various audit and accounting standards, the roll-out of other Global Audit Quality Transformation initiatives and helped teams across the country deal with complex audit and accounting issues.  

He is an accredited Securities Partner and a SEC Reviewing Partner and has led several U.S. and Canadian equity and debt offerings and prospectuses, including several initial public offerings.

Brad is highly skilled in U.S. GAAP, IFRS, OSC and SEC financial reporting matters.

  • B. Comm., University of Toronto

  • CPA, CA (Ontario)

  • CPA (Illinois)

  • United Way – GTA – Major Individual Gifts Campaign