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Lorne Burns

Partner, Audit & National Industry Leader Building, Construction & Real Estate | KPMG LLP

Lorne is an Audit Partner and the National Industry Leader of KPMG’s Building, Construction & Real Estate Practice in Canada; specializing in REITs, real estate developers, hotels & hospitality and home builders. During his tenure at KPMG he also served as the Partner-in-charge of Audit, GTA and Chief Human Resources Office, Canada. He has worked in Industrial Markets, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals, Public Sector, Energy and Publicly Traded Utilities. Lorne is very active in his community and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Seymour Golf and Country Club (Director/Treasurer) and the North Shore Winter Club. He has served on the boards of Big Brother of Greater Vancouver, the Quality Council of British Columbia and BioTalent Canada just to name a few. Lorne obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1985 and was elected as a Fellow by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2009.