Malcolm Gaston joined the OAG in 2005 and is a Deputy Auditor General and part of the executive team. His work covers the broad spectrum of the provincial public sector, and he has a particular focus on governance, justice and public safety, and economic development. His career includes developing and delivering performance audits in Canada, as well as financial audits, internal audits and advisory services in the UK covering UN, national, provincial and municipal government. Malcolm also has strategic and financial management experience from his years as Chief Finance Officer of a Scottish Crown agency.
Before moving to Victoria, Malcolm was with Audit Scotland. He started his career with the United Kingdom's National Audit Office where he obtained a designation specifically for public sector accountants and auditors. Malcolm also holds a Canadian accounting designation. 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 and not-for-profit clients.
Malcolm is currently a board member of the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation.