Pavithra Chandramouli is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Financial Crime Practice, based in Ottawa, Ontario. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She has over 16 years of work experience and with more than 11 years focused in the forensics practice. She has extensive experience in conducting fraud risk management reviews, fraud risk assessments, anti-corruption/anti-bribery reviews and investigations and assisting clients in setting up and implementing ethical compliance. She also has worked with both private and public sector organizations on engagements including investigations of fraud, conflict of interest, kickbacks and breach of internal policy. Pavithra has also worked on anti-money laundering reviews and compliance and has experience related to corporate legal, company secretarial and other regulatory compliance activities, thereby bringing in diverse experience with her.
Beatrice Harrietha is the Manager of the Disability Fraud Risk Management team at Sun Life. Beatrice leads a team of Investigators and ensures optimal investigative practices are being used that ultimately protect the integrity of our clients and their benefit plans. Beatrice started at Sun Life in 2020 and brings Group Life and Disability knowledge from her previous role as a Disability Case Manager which included claims adjudication and developing client relationships. Her background, knowledge and proven track record for service quality and successful investigative results as a previous Investigator have been highly valued by our clients. Her studies include a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Public Health degree.
Katheryn Nowell is a Manager in the Financial Advisory (FA) practice in the National Capital Region. Katheryn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University (Accounting concentration) and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Katheryn has over 9 years experience working on forensic investigations, fraud risk assessments, fraud risk management, compliance assessments, litigation support, damages quantification engagements, and reviews. As a member of the Financial Crime Practice, Katheryn has gained experience with the Public Sector, including building out fraud prevention efforts within Federal and Provincial government entities through Fraud Risk Assessments and broader Fraud Framework development efforts. Katheryn has developed expertise in public sector procurement fraud having conducted multiple investigations and fraud risk management engagements focused on procurement of goods and services.
Purnima is presently Manager, Internal Controls at The Ottawa Hospital, approx. $1.5 billion tertiary Hospital servicing Eastern Ontario. Over the last five plus years she has been instrumental in working with Finance and Operations in implementing Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting including miscellane
Sohail Saleem, CPA, FCCA, MBA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, CFE has 20-plus years of international experience in Internal Auditing in the healthcare, pensions, education and municipality sectors. He is currently the CityAuditor at the City of Saskatoon. Sohail is a public speaker and has spoken on topics related to internal controls, risk management, fraud and data analytics at various professional association events, CAE roundtables and podcasts. He has served at The Institute of Internal Auditors and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s local chapter boards in various capacities.
Proficient in national security issues and the fight against illicit financial flows, Mr. Tassé sits as an external member of the Departmental Audit Committee of Public Safety Canada. His portfolio includes the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Correctional Service Canada (CSC), as well as the various Canadian police forces involved in the fight against serious and organized crime. Mr. Tassé is also involved in the discussions related to the establishment of the Canada Financial Crimes Agency.