Steven C Watts


KPMG in Canada

Steve is a Partner with KPMG’s Audit practice, specializing in Financial Services with over 30 years’ experience auditing and advising financial institutions of all sizes, including reporting issuer clients. Steve exclusively serves banking and finance companies and leads the Leasing audit practice of KPMG Canada.

As one of the leaders in securitization, Steve is very familiar with various securitization structures including CMHC programs.

Steve also has extensive experience of securities offerings, including covered bonds. He led the team on a leading Canadian Bank’s inaugural covered bond offering.

As the head of the Leasing audit practice, Steve advises other professionals and clients on lease accounting.

  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • CPA, CA

  • ACA (India)