Steven Malette

Steven Malette

Partner, Forensic Services, PwC Canada

Steven Malette is a Partner in the Deals practice of PwC Canada working in the Ottawa office. Steven joined the firm in 1995 and since that date has practiced in the firm’s Advisory Services. 

Steven is the Ottawa office practice lead for the Forensic Services and Corporate Advisory Services. Steven is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CGA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Steven is also certified by the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA) in conducting workplace investigations. 

For over 28 years, Steven has specialized in the areas of forensic investigations/audits, fraud risk assessments, fraud risk management frameworks, fraud awareness training, workplace investigations, receiverships, bankruptcies and financial reviews. Such assignments have been completed on behalf of governments (Federal, Provincial and Municipal), financial institutions, non-profit organizations and private sector companies. 

Steven’s assignments are completed in a wide range of industries including public sector, construction, medical, property management, transportation, retail, manufacturing, high tech, indigenous organizations, not for profit and mining. 

Past industry speaking engagements include: “Tools of the Trade – Forensic Investigation in a Bankruptcy” (2020), “Fraud Risk Assessments” (2017), “Fraud Risks Within a Public Sector Setting” (2017), “Construction Fraud & Prevention” (2017), “Procurement Fraud” (2014), “Fraud Awareness” (2012), “Borrowing Base Pitfalls – Desperate Times = Desperate Measures” (2009), “Insolvency & Restructuring 101” (2006), “Insolvency Legislation 101” (2005), Warning Signals and Causes of Corporate Decline” (2004) and “How Creditors Protect Their Interests in a Bankruptcy Including Finding Additional Assets” (2003).

Contact details

Tel: +1 613 755 5979



  • Receiverships
  • Bankruptcies
  • Financial Reviews
  • Corporate Consulting and Restructuring
  • Investigations and Forensic Services


  • Investigations
  • Disputes
  • Fraud Risk Assessments
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