Our Team

OAG Ottawa Team

Auditor General

Nathalie Gougeon, CPA, CA, CIA, CRMA, B.Comm.

Nathalie Gougeon is a bilingual Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor. She holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance and has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of auditing and accounting.

City Council appointed Ms. Gougeon as Auditor General on December 18, 2020. She assumed the role of Auditor General on February 1, 2021. Her appointment is for a seven-year, non-renewable term that ends on January 31, 2028.

Ms. Gougeon joined the City from the International Development Research Centre, where she was Director of Risk Management and Internal Audit and Senior Advisor for Disclosure of Wrongdoing. She also worked as a Director at the Office of the Auditor General of Canada and in various other positions in the federal government and private sector. She has extensive experience in finance, audit, and consulting in Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Malaysia, Ireland, and Hong Kong. She has a Bachelor of Commerce with a double concentration in Accounting and Corporate Finance from Carleton University.

Deputy Auditor General

Joanne Gorenstein CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, BBA

Joanne Gorenstein is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor. She holds a certification in information security auditing and has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of auditing and accounting in the public and private sectors.

Joanne joined the Office of the Auditor General of the City of Ottawa in August 2021. Previously, she led the Internal Audit and Risk Management practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the National Capital Region as a Managing Director. In this role, Joanne supported several different public sector organizations complete auditing and consulting engagements related to different public sector risk areas, while providing strategic insights and advice to a variety of stakeholders. Joanne has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from York University

Staff

Audit Principal

Margaret Sue, CPA, CA, BBA

Senior Auditors

Rhea Khanna, CIA, B.A. (Economics)

Kevin Mahendran, CIA, CFE, CRMA

Sarah Parr, CIA, CRM, B.Comm.

Cory Richardson, CPA

Auditors

Moriah Gibbs, CPA, CAPM 

Ivorine Tomlinson, CPA, CGA, ACCA, MSC

Vacant position

Vacant position

Communication Officer

Carine Ouedraogo, B.Comm, MSC2

 

Scroll to top