Justin Abel

Justin Abel

Partner, PwC Canada

Justin Abel is a Risk Assurance Services partner and PwC’s national IT Risk Assurance Services leader. Based in Calgary, he also leads PwC’s Alberta Risk Assurance Services practice.

Justin has more than 20 years of risk and controls consulting experience in a range of industries, including energy, mining, health, and regulatory compliance. Throughout his PwC career, he has worked with over half of the top 60 TSX listed companies and four of the five largest government organizations.

Justin’s broad accounting, technology and business advisory experience helps him to deliver practical risk, control and compliance solutions. Specific areas of expertise include technology and ERP/business process controls, data security, project management, internal audit, and data management and analytics. Justin also leads numerous third party assurance engagements that provide assurance on the effectiveness of controls under standards such as CSAE 3416, ISAE 3402 and SSAE 16.

In all of his engagements, Justin seeks to bring people together to develop and deliver innovative solutions. Using leadership concepts learned during his military career, he focuses on practical action steps that help clients control their organizations and achieve business and personal success. When not at work, Justin can be found training for triathlons or skiing, climbing or biking on the closest mountain.

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  • Consulting
  • Information technology controls
  • Third party assurance
  • Data and information management
  • Security


  • Systems and performance assurance
  • Internal audit
  • Project management


  • University of Alberta