Rob is a Partner in the KPMG Toronto office of the Advisory, Technology Risk Consulting practice. Initially in the Netherlands and since 2016 in Canada, Rob has been supporting clients manage their IT risk and implement leading practices. Rob specializes in IT governance, transformation and project risk, IT risk management and emerging technology risk including AI. In addition, he supports clients with their internal audit methodology, implementing Agile internal audit elements or improving overall quality.
In his role as IT risk advisor, Rob advises boards and steering committees of their IT risks to business objectives and provides an anticipatory overview on emerging technology risks. He supports in prioritizing and addressing risk early. He further leads IT internal audits especially in the Public Sector. Domains include IT governance, third party management, disaster recovery, enterprise architecture, cyber incident response, database security and artificial intelligence. In addition, he performs comprehensive IT risk assessments informing the Board and CIO as well internal audit departments of a comprehensive IT risk profile and advising them on how to prioritize accordingly. He frequently attends audit committee meetings and advises the board on their risk profile and IT risk considerations.