Bonita Paquette


KPMG in Canada

Bonita is a Partner with KPMG’s Regions West Risk Consulting practice with over 25 years in governance, internal audit, risk management, controls certification and business process improvement. Prior to joining KPMG, Bonita served as the Chief Audit Executive for 7+ years at an integrated energy company where she was accountable for building, implementing and maintaining the company’s internal audit function as well as developing the enterprise risk management framework. Bonita brings industry experience in a variety of industries, including but not limited to Energy, Post-Secondary Institutions and Manufacturing. In addition, Bonita is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and has her Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and facilitates courses on Internal Audit for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Manitoba

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), IIA

  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), IIA

  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Course Facilitator

  • YWhisper Gala Task Force Member, YWCA Calgary

  • U15 AAA Calgary Northstars Hockey Team Fundraising Coordinator