Robert Walker Rowe

Partner, Risk Services

KPMG in Canada

His Business Continuity Management experience includes overseeing the delivery of Business Continuity services to organizations in a variety of industries, from design through to deployment and maintenance.  Rob is currently responsible for the coordination of KPMG Canada’s Business Continuity Management function covering all operations of KPMG involving over 7000 staff.

From 2009 - 2014, Rob was seconded to a role leading KPMG’s global implementation of a complex enterprise-wide technology and business system.  Rob had responsibility for technology strategy, SOD and role design operational and risk management, internal controls design and implementation from design to post-implementation of this complex system deployed globally to over 150,000 users.  Rob oversaw the technical development and deployment of all technologies related to this new business project.

Rob performed a 2 year contract at a large bank performing controllership duties for a major line of business. 

  • BComm University of Toronto

  • CPA, CA, Ontario

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

  • Government of Canada Secret Security Clearance

  • Board member, Canadian Stage Company

  • Chair of Finance Committee, Northlea United Church

  • Instructor, York University Chartered Accountancy Finalist Program

  • Treasurer, Catchacoma Cottagers Association

  • Fundraising committee, Timothy Eaton United Church