James Barr, CPA, CA, CRMA, is a partner in KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice, and the leader of the Canadian Enterprise Risk Management practice area. He has 25 years of professional service experience who focuses on providing risk-based advisory and assurance services, primarily to the public sector. James also spent two years as an internal audit manager for a fortune 100 multinational company in New York. James has considerable experience in assisting organizations to develop, review and enhance their ERM programs, and he leads several internal audit outsources and co-sources with clients in many industries, especially the public sector. James has presented extensively on risk and internal audit related topics at national conferences of the IIA and the Financial Executive Institute, as well as at numerous IIA chapter events and for other professional associations across Western Canada. James has also presented on ERM to dozens of boards of directors and executive management teams.