Josée St-Onge, CPA, CA, PMP, CIA, CRMA

Josée St-Onge, CPA, CA, PMP, CIA, CRMA

Partner, Quebec Risk Assurance Leader and Digital Asset Leader, PwC Canada

Josée is the leader of our Quebec Risk Assurance practice at PwC Canada. She has over 25 years of experience as a senior business advisor in governance, enterprise risk management, internal audit, internal control and regulatory compliance. She has acquired a wide-ranging knowledge of issues affecting businesses across multiple sectors, enabling her to bring new ideas to her clients and help resolve their complex problems.

Josée is recognized speaker in the field of governance and internal audit. She was named “Incontournable en Gouvernance” by Première en affaires magazine in 2013 for her unique expertise and for her contribution to the field of governance. She is the founder of PwC’s internal audit roundtables in Quebec, an ongoing forum for over 10 years that enables heads of internal audit to network, share, and learn about leading practices and technologies.

Josée is also PwC Canada’s Digital Asset Leader as part of a national strategic initiative, which is aimed at digitally upskilling all PwC professionals and implementing cutting-edge digital tools and platforms to transform the delivery of our services to clients.

Josée is a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec (CPA, CA), and holds CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance) and PMP (Project Management Professional) designations.

Josée is committed to giving back to the community and has been a strong supporter of Centraide for several years. In 2018, she received the Coup de coeur Award in recognition of her distinctive commitment to Centraide and the success of PwC’s Centraide campaign in Quebec. Josée was also a member of the organizing committee for the “A votre santé” evening for the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Foundation, and a member of the Ambassador Committee for the “En coeur” evening for the Fondation québécoise des enfants malades du cœur, a Quebec foundation dedicated to providing money and support to children with heart diseases and their families. She also participates in the Chaînon Ball, an event that raises funds for women in difficulty, and Opération Père Noël, a foundation committed to distributing holiday gifts to disadvantaged children.

Josée is also very involved in empowering young women to succeed in the business community. From 2013 to 2017, she was one of two Partners responsible for the launch of PwC’s Women in Leadership, an award winning program designed to accelerate the development, retention and advancement of women. Josée is a coach and a mentor for several of the participants in this highly sought-after program.

Experience

  • Consulting
  • Government
  • Pharmaceutical

Specialty

  • Governance
  • Enterprise and operational risk management
  • Compliance to regulations
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal controls
  • Business process optimization
  • Project and change management

Education

  • HEC Montréal