Krista is a partner in Calgary’s Deals practice and the Forensic Services Leader for Alberta. She specializes in forensic accounting and fraud investigations for public and private sector clients, with a focus on oil and gas, mining and government. Krista also oversees the provision of forensic technology services in Alberta, including e-Discovery and digital forensics.
Krista investigates matters involving fraud or other wrongdoing, including misappropriation of assets and fraudulent financial reporting. She has lead and been involved in matters relating to procurement fraud, lapping schemes, expense report frauds, cheque frauds, undisclosed conflicts of interest, theft of intellectual property and confidential information, domestic and foreign bribery and corruption (CFPOA and FCPA investigations), and money laundering.
Krista also advises clients on fraud limitation and loss prevention policies, including implementation of anti-fraud regimes, conducting compliance audits, performing fraud risk assessments and implementing anti-bribery and corruption compliance programs.
Krista has a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and a Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting from the University of Toronto. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and has a specialist designation in investigative and forensic accounting (CA.IFA).
Krista currently sits on the Board of Evaluators for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. In her spare time, she enjoys giving back to the community through the various volunteer initiatives she participates in.