Tony Pedari is a partner in the Consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP working in the Toronto office.
Tony specializes in systems and technology and operational risk for financial institutions. He has worked extensively with leading financial institutions to assist them in addressing governance, technology risk management, operational risk and internal audit issues.
He provides information systems audit support for the following financial institutions: retail, commercial, and investment banking, investment management, broker/dealers, finance companies, credit unions, and property and casualty insurance.
Tony has more than 19 years experience in assisting management in defining and implementing cost effective risk management processes for information and operational systems. He has been actively involved in assisting clients in complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley and NI 52-109 internal and disclosure controls frameworks. Key areas of focus include risk and control identification and ongoing attestation frameworks.
Tony has led various SAS 70 and section 5900/5970 engagements for complex organizations, covering both IT and business process controls. He was also on the CICA Task Force on Third Party Assurance and contributed to the creation of the new section 5970 standard. Tony is currently providing commentary on the development of the new International Auditing Standard on Third Party Assurance (ISAE 3402).
Tony graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bcom (High Distinction) in 1989 and earned a CA designation in 1991. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.