Global Financial Services Audit Leader and Insurance Sector Lead
KPMG in Canada
Johannes Pastor is the Insurance Sector Lead at KPMG in Canada. As the head of KPMG’s Global Financial Services Audit practice, Johannes has spent his career auditing and advising some of the world’s largest-listed financial services institutions with an emphasis on finance function transformation, implementation of IAS 39, IFRS 9, and risk and regulatory projects. He has a background in auditing stand-alone and consolidated financial statements in accordance with HGB, IFRS and US-GAAP, as well as consulting on conversion projects from German GAAP to IFRS- and US-GAAP.
With KPMG for more than 30 years, Johannes has extensive experience in audit and advisory for global companies in the banking, insurance and automotive sector. He has worked with KPMG in Germany, New York and most recently Spain. Johannes has acted as KPMG’s representative to the European Central Bank (ECB) for all financial accounting, control and risk topics. Johannes’ strong international network and regular contact with the ECB allows him to bring relevant and timely risk and regulatory information and insights to his clients. Johannes earned his Degree in Business Administration from FH Mainz in Germany, and he is a German Certified Accountant and German Certified Tax Advisor.
Degree in Business Administration from FH Mainz in Germany
German Certified Accountant and German Certified Tax Advisor