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  • Tara Anderson

  • CPA, CA, CIA, BAcc

Tara Anderson has a demonstrated track record of success in auditing and accounting, ensuring transparency and accountability in the complex public sector environment for more than 25 years. Her experience includes the Offices of the Auditor General of both Ontario and British Columbia, Internal Audit & Advisory Services in the British Columbia government, as well as the Interior Health Authority of British Columbia. She was also a Senior Audit & Assurance Manager with KPMG.

Tara is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and Certified Internal Auditor. She graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Accounting honours degree and obtained a professional specialization certificate in Performance Management from the University of Victoria.

She has been a leader in the Toronto Auditor General’s office for almost five years. As an Assistant Auditor General, she led the portfolios and recent high-profile audits of the Toronto Police Service and Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

Tara was also instrumental in the office receiving the exemplary Knighton Award for the “TTC’s Revenue Operations: Phase One – Fare Evasion and Fare Inspection” audit report. This award is the highest award for auditing in North America, awarded by the Association of Local Government Auditors, and was the first time a Canadian audit office won the Knighton Award at this level.

Tara has dedicated her career to making a difference for people through her work in the public sector.

The Team

Our staff have a wide variety of professional backgrounds in addition to their specialized audit training and certifications. This combination of training and experience allows our office to conduct our audits in a more efficient and effective manner. AGO Team Photo          

Name Title CPA/CA CIA CFE CISA CGAP Other
Syed Ali Assistant Auditor General FCMA (ICMAP), CISSP, CCSA, MA (Econ)
Thusha Anandarajan Audit Manager, Forensic Unit BAS (Accounting)
Tara Anderson Auditor General BAcc (Hons)
Elaine Au Assistant Auditor General CFF, DIFA
Aditi Batish Audit Manager BBA (Hons)
Dinishni Benetteraj Auditor, Forensic Unit BBA
Jasmin Bhatia Director, Forensic Unit BSc (Hons)
Anil Bux Audit Manager CRMA, AGA (SA), BComt
Jennifer Carriere Senior Manager CFF, DIFA, BACS
Ariane Chan Assistant Auditor General BCom, MBA
Ina Chan Deputy Auditor General BMath, MAcc
Suzanna Chan Audit Manager MBA
Vivian Chen Audit Analyst BBA, MAcc
Tak-Lan Chin Audit Manager MAcc
Nizamuddin Chowdhury Audit Analyst BAS (Accounting)
Sally Co Audit Analyst, Forensic Unit ACA, MAAT
Bruna Corbesi Senior Audit Manager BScN, MSc, IMBA
Matthew Crisafulli Senior Audit Manager BComm
Daniel Du Audit Manager BBA
Tom Fitzmaurice Audit Manager HBA
Irene Hu Audit Manager MAcc
Cecilia Jiang Senior Audit Manager CGEIT
Vitak Kam Auditor, Forensic Unit BCom, MMPA
Zeinab Khan Coordinator Business Support MBA, PMP
Atif Kharwa Auditor CPA (USA)
Andrew Krupowicz Senior Audit Manager, IT and Cybersecurity
Dejana Lanni Senior Audit Manager HBA
Patricia Lee Senior Audit Manager MAcc, DIFA
Cindy Li Audit Manager MBA, BBA
Elaine Lu Audit Manager BComm
Sean MacIntosh Director, Forensic Unit BCom
Gawah Mark Audit Director, IT and Strategy BCom
Laura Micoli Communications and Research Associate BA, P1
Nirali Pandya Audit Analyst CPA(US), CA, BCom
Claire Pastore Senior Audit Manager BBA
Ruchir Patel Senior Audit Manager MBA
Angela Rafalovich Senior Audit Manager (A) BA
Chong Ta Auditor, Forensic Unit BComm
Celia Tao Audit Manager BA, MMPA
Lexie Wu Auditor BCom
Ivy Yang Audit Analyst BSc
Celia Yeung Audit Director BBA