A passionate and dynamic leader, Foruzan Velji is the Chief Audit Executive and Director of Internal Audit at the City of Brampton. She has her Canadian and US CPA, is a certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) and certified IS Auditor (CISA). Foruzan’s varied experience includes internal and external audit, financial reporting, fraud investigations, litigation support, and grant impact reporting in both small and large public and private organizations, such as Grant Thornton LLP, The Hudson’s Bay Company, Hydro One, American Express, Ernst & Young LLP, and the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
Foruzan is bold and innovative in her thinking and is committed to elevating the role of public sector auditing. Undaunted by challenges, she is inspired by creating and supporting an environment of continuous improvement. She believes that a progressive auditor is one who is empathetic and passionate, and who can listen, understand, and respect others.
Foruzan sits on the IIA Toronto Chapter’s Public Sector Development Committee and is a volunteer for the Toronto Chapter of the IIA.