Chris Cornell

Partner, Audit, and National Sector Leader, Insurance

KPMG in Canada

Chris is a Partner in the Financial Services Audit practice at KPMG and he has more than 16 years’ experience, specializing in the financial services sector. Chris is also the National Sector Leader for KPMG’s Insurance practice. He has worked extensively with financial services clients in Canada and abroad, including time at KPMG’s office in London, UK.

Chris provides professional services to financial institutions and companies serving financial institutions. He has extensive knowledge of the business and operating landscapes of financial institutions, as well as the evolving regulatory framework and markets. Chris has a broad range of experience that covers insurance, banking, wealth management, brokerage, and funds industries.

Chris has successfully led major projects for some of KPMG in Canada’s largest clients and has presented at a number of industry panels and to Senior Management and Boards of large financial institutions. He also has broad experience in assurance and governance services for financial institutions. 

Chris is a member of the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Central Ontario.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honors), Wilfrid Laurier University

  • CPA, CA

  • Financial Statement Auditing


  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Internal Control Audit and Advisory Services

  • Treasurer and Board Member Junior Achievement of Central Ontario

  • Baseball Coach Mississauga Southwest Baseball Association

  • Associate Coach Port Credit Storm Hockey League