Dean Braunsteiner

National Mining Leader, PwC Canada

Dean is the National Mining Leader at PwC and is based in Toronto. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to the mining practice which includes consulting, deals, tax and assurance. He has over 15 years of experience in mining as a Partner in Assurance, servicing a number of key mining clients. 

He also oversees transaction support, assistance with initial and secondary public offerings and other risk management and advisory services. 

Dean has a wealth of experience in leading complex international mining company audits and is a subject matter expert in global mining, Canadian IPO market, IFRS, US GAAP and SEC. 

He also develops and facilitates Board of Director education sessions, and external workshops on topics ranging from: the regulators view of public company’s financial reporting on non-GAAP measures and corporate governance – what the leading practices are and cyber security.

Dean has a BBA (Honours) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, along with CA and CPA designations.


  • Audit and Assurance
  • Mining


  • IFRS
  • IPOs
  • Cross-Border Debt Offerings
  • GAAP


  • Wilfrid Laurier University