OUR TEAM

Let's work together.
 

Our people make us different – passionate about providing an excellent client experience. We believe this starts with living our motto and the core values that drive our success.

 

With specialized knowledge spanning several industries, every team member is uniquely qualified in our respective fields. If you’re looking for a straight-forward and pragmatic approach, we’d love to work together.

 
Our Team

Steven Figner, CPA, CA

 

Steven is the CEO of Decision Point Advisors Inc. and has over twenty years’ experience providing professional services to the local and international market. Steven believes that sound advice should be accessible to everyone and that great advisors make their clients experts, too. “Higher standards start with smart conversations.”

Geordie Cree, CISSP

 

Geordie is the Principal and Cyber Security Practice Leader of Decision Point Cyber Security Advisors Inc. and has over 20 years of experience leading a risk-based information security program for one of Canada’s largest Credit Unions. Geordie excels at taking the fear out of what can be a very complex and technical subject.  He’s also known for his ability to effectively communicate and collaborate across all levels of an organization in order to quickly understand business needs and find practical solutions that are aligned with organizational goals.

Elayna Allan, CPA

 

Elayna is a Director with a background in audit, financial reporting and technical accounting. She leverages her experience to work with organizations to optimize their financial processes and produce high-quality reporting. Elayna is additionally focused in the blockchain space, encompassing assurance, education and utilization. She believes that innovation and collaboration are key to effectively supporting clients in today’s dynamic business landscape.

Imogen Ni Ealai, MA, HDip (FinTech)

 

Imogen is a Manager with 5 years experience as a financial consultant completing a variety of complex change and user design projects within the banking and government utility landscape. She has a passion for innovation and emerging technologies and has recently obtained a higher diploma in Financial Technology. Imogen focuses on developing relationships, promoting collaboration and driving innovation to meet and exceed project objectives while always ensuring the customer is central to solution.

Jahanzeb Ahmed, ACCA, CIA

 

Jahanzeb is a manager with 8 years of experience in Internal Audit, Controls and Risk Assessment. He has experience working with reputable organizations in a variety of industries, including Oil and Gas, FMCG, Manufacturing, Consultancy Services. Jahanzeb focuses on providing the most creative and value adding solutions and developing healthy relationships with the clients.

Percy Tang, CPA

 

Percy is a Manager with a background in public practice assurance and industry operational accounting. He enjoys leveraging his experience in financial services, technology, and retail with his passion for technology to help clients adapt and find success in the areas of financial reporting, processes, and performance.

Mike Pretorius, CISA, CIA, ACDA

Mike is a Senior Advisor and uses his background in financial auditing, with his deep understanding of IT systems and data structures, to help organizations turn their data into business intelligence through data analysis techniques. Clients constantly praise Mike’s amazing client service that comes from his ability to communicate technical issues in an easy to understand manner (and South African charm.)

Doug Steele, CPA, CA

 

Doug is the Chief Operating Officer, and has more than twenty years of experience helping clients improve their operations across a number of industries. Doug has worked with a broad range of clients in British Columbia, across Canada and internationally. His clients know him for his practical and pragmatic approach to solving problems and helping to assist them in achieving their goals.

Nick Swinney, CISSP

 

Nick is a Director in our Cyber Security Practice, with over 20 years’ experience in technology and information security risk management for some of the world’s leading Financial Services, Retail and Defense organizations. Nick is passionate about finding simple solutions to complex problems and helping organizations take control of their technology risk.

Catherine Whyman, CPA, CA, CIA

 

Catherine is a Director with a background in financial risk management, internal audit, controls consulting, and project management. She aims to be a trusted advisor and recommend solutions that mitigate financial risks, improve processes, identify cost avoidance opportunities and produce positive organizational change. Catherine has provided value-added audit services for a variety of clients, including B.C. Government entities, NYSE listed companies, and financial institutions. Her 15 years of work experience spans six countries and four continents.

Stefania Monteiro, CAPM, ISO 27001

 

Stefania is a manager with over 10 years of experience working with IT Audit and IT consulting projects within various industries, such as financial institutions, banking, and health care. She's customer service-driven, an inspiring leader, and enthusiastic about information security and IT governance. Stefania believes that honest and open communication is the key to all successful projects. Stefania focuses on delivering results that will match her customer needs while aligned with the latest market standards.

Raveena Birring, CPA

 

Raveena is a Manager with a background in public practice assurance. She has experience with a wide variety of clients, including public sector, manufacturing, construction, and financial services. She brings her natural talent of connecting with people to every situation and finds joy in helping her clients succeed.

Thomas Steeves, ACDA

 

Thomas is a Senior Advisor and uses his 25 years of applied experience in data analysis, database management and technical programming to enable clients to gain greater business value from their data. Thomas believes that there is “always a way” to find good solutions to complex problems and is dedicated to delivering the best solution possible on every engagement.

Ryan Liu, CISSP, CISA  

 

Ryan is a Senior Cyber Security Advisor, with 20 years of experience in network & web application security testing, security threat risk assessment, compliance reviews, and IT controls assessment. His work has spanned finance, energy, retail, and mining companies as well as provincial governments, health authorities, and municipalities. Ryan’s approach to information security involves identifying and communicating IT risk to find a risk balance that supports organizational objectives.

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The Decision Point Difference

Working with the experienced Decision Point team, you'll have access to specialized knowledge and a customized approach that solves your business' unique operational challenges.