IIA Canada National Conference 2022

Liezel Pistorius

KPMG Forensic Inc.

Liezel Pistorius

KPMG Forensic Inc.

Liezel is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Senior Manager in KPMG’s Forensic practice in Alberta with 12+ years of experience, most recently responsible for supporting clients across Western Canada as a digital forensic technology and computer forensic investigator solving investigative matters and producing digital evidence, electronically stored information, and data used in a court of law. Liezel’s career started with KPMG in South Africa, and she has worked with clients across the world, with operations in Africa, Australia, North America, Germany, and Canada. Liezel’s clients range from privately owned businesses to large multi-national corporations and across several industries.

Liezel’s experience includes the delivery of small, medium, and large scale engagements involving evidence identification, preservation, collection, recovery and reconstruction of evidence fragments, and the in-depth analysis of artifacts to draw objective conclusions supporting each case. During Liezel’s tenure at KPMG, Liezel was responsible for assisting clients with advanced data analytics projects including identifying data insights, solving data quality issues, executing complex analytical procedures, and providing guidance with the development and implementation of analytics solutions to enable action triggers that minimize downtime, optimize cost, create efficiencies, identify fraud/waste/abuse/misconduct, and support facts used in business decision-making. Liezel managed many client engagements over the years, including data governance, strategic alignment, enterprise risk management, fraud risk management, forensic investigations, information technology security assurance, and quality assurance projects.

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