Malcolm Gaston is a Deputy Auditor General and part of the Executive team. He focuses mainly on performance audit work. While his work covers the broad spectrum of the provincial public secor, he has a particular focus on governance, justice and public safety, alternative service delivery, and social services.
Malcolm joined the office in 2005. Before moving to Victoria, Malcolm was with Audit Scotland developing and delivering Best Value performance audits of local government. He started his career with the United Kingdom's National Audit Office. Malcolm holds both Canadian and UK accounting designations, as well as an MA in psychology from the University of Glasgow. He has worked for two of the "Big Four" accountancy firms, delivering external audit, internal audit and advisory services to a wide range of public sector clients. Malcolm also has considerable strategic and financial management experience from his years as Chief Finance Officer of a Scottish Crown agency.