Marie-Chantal Dréau, CPA, CA, CA•IFA, MBA, CFE
PwC Advisory Services
Marie-Chantal is a Partner in the Advisory Services at PwC’s Montréal office. She has led the Forensic Services practice for the Québec region since 2010, known and recognized as an authority in the business community.
Her work consists of advising companies in crisis management, related to fraud and corruption and in its prevention and detection. In the context of fraud suspicions, she conducts forensic investigations and, in the end, assist companies in asset recovery strategy, in addressing reputation risks and preventing the risk of recurrences.
Marie-Chantal has more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, damage quantification, audit and evaluation of business process and internal controls in the fight against fraud (anti-corruption and anti-money laundering) as well as compliance matters (AML,CFPOA).
In addition to her professional experience, she has given lectures, writes publications and is involved in training the next generation of leaders notably at PwC and in the past at HEC Montréal and Concordia University.
"Keeping a balance between work, family life, personal activities and giving back to the community is very important to me. I also help women achieve their full professional potential and take their place in the business world as an active member of the ProfessionnELLES initiative at PwC’s Montréal office and on a PwC National front. This initiative’s goal is to promote the talent of our female employees."
Marie Chantal received the PwC CEO Award-Team Winner 2012, an award given to teams who have achieved outstanding results in client service and are role models for the PwC experience behaviors. She was a finalist for AFFQ’s 2013 “Étoile montante” Award, an award by the Association des Femmes en Finance du Québec (AFFQ) recognized as a member for her career development and outstanding professional qualities in the field of finance and business, and for her leadership and amazing determination.