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Eric Leonty CPA, CA, ICD.D

Assistant Auditor General


Eric began his career with the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta in 2003, and has been an Assistant Auditor General since 2013. As a leader within the OAG, he provides guidance and oversight for the financial statement and performance audits of several government ministries, including Agriculture and Forestry, Energy, Environment and Parks, Health and Justice and Solicitor General. Eric works closely with executive and oversight groups in many different areas of government, and also represents the Auditor General with the Public Accounts Committee of the Legislative Assembly and the Provincial Audit Committee. His expertise in legislative auditing has supported the advancement of international auditor general offices, leading him to work on the installment of effective audit strategies in foreign government auditing teams.

Eric actively participates within the broader legislative audit community through the Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors, having served as a vice-chair of the performance audit training oversight committee and as a member of its Strategic Matters Committee. The Council is an organization devoted to supporting the continued development of auditing methodology, practices and professional development.

Born and raised in rural Alberta, Eric’s commitment to the province is rooted in the fact that Alberta is home for him and his family. In 2003, he received Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, and became a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta in 2006. As a proud husband and father of two daughters, Eric is committed to making a difference in the lives of Albertans, and strives towards building a stronger future for those who reside in the province.