Kartik  Kannan

Kartik Kannan

BC Region Private Leader and Risk Assurance Partner, PwC Canada

Kartik Kannan is the BC Region Private Clients Leader. In this role, he works with a dedicated team of trusted business advisors in Canada and globally to bring value to private company clients.

Kartik joined PwC over 20 years ago and has since worked in Asia, Europe and Canada. His expertise lies in providing business leaders with practical advice and tangible solutions relating to governance, risk management, third party trust, cyber security and technology consulting services. He has experience working across a diverse range of industries including technology, retail, consumer markets, real estate and financial services.

Kartik graduated from the University of Mumbai with a B.Com and earned his CPA designation from India. In addition, he has obtained the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designations.

Kartik is an active participant in PwC's training, recruitment and retention initiatives and is passionate about coaching and mentoring. He acts as a career mentor within the community and assists immigrants acclimatize with the new cultural and work environment in Canada.


  • SOX/NI 52-109
  • Third Party Assurance
  • IT Risk and Governance
  • Cloud/ERP Security and Controls
  • Internal Audit


  • Transformation Assurance
  • SOC 1/SOC 2/SOC 3
  • ISO 27001 certification
  • Cyber Security
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Enterprise Risk Management


  • University of Mumbai
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