Team

At Invictus Accounting, you’ll find a group of specialized and committed professionals. And we’re passionate about what we do.

Our backgrounds are varied and culturally diverse. We have experience both in industry and advisory roles at global accounting firms, and we represent ten languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai, German, Serbian, Ukrainian, and English). 

Our Partnership Team

Oliver Foeste

Oliver Foeste

Founder & Managing Partner

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Oliver Foeste, CPA, CA, brings more than a decade of financial reporting and executive experience across sectors including resource-based, construction, manufacturing, technology and real estate.

Oliver oversees business advisory, financial and technical advisory, and practice management. He has assisted with CFO services, IFRS conversions, US GAAP reporting, outsourced controllership, income tax provisions, multi-jurisdiction consolidations, and financial and accounting solutions for large and small clients. Previously, Oliver held senior management and executive positions in multinational and small capitalization companies listed in Canada and the US. At Deloitte, where he led audit and assurance engagements for private and public companies, and at Walsh King Chartered Accountants  he prepared tax returns and financial statements for private clients. When not paddling off beaches along the West Coast, Oliver spends time with  family and friends, reads history and biographies, travels and hikes.

Darren Prins

Darren Prins

Partner

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Darren Prins, CPA, CA, has extensive experience in corporate development, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, budgeting and forecasting, as well as international tax planning.

Darren has served as Chief Financial Officer for TSX, TSX Venture and NYSE listed companies, as well as privately-held entities, across multiple industries including mining, oil & gas, agriculture and private equity. As CFO, Darren has led a variety of capital markets initiatives and oversaw several mergers & acquisitions transactions. Earlier in his career, Darren worked at Ernst & Young, where he led audit engagements across a variety of industries. Darren graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance Major), and when not in the office, he can be found competitively racing sailboats in the beautiful coastal waters of Vancouver, kite boarding in Hawaii or enjoying a round of golf…pretty much anywhere.

Robyn Corney

Robyn Corney

Partner, Risk & Compliance Services

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Robyn Corney, CPA, CA, CISA, leads the risk and compliance services at Invictus, including Sarbanes-Oxley and NI 52-109 internal controls testing, information technology audits, and other internal audit and consulting services. Previously, Robyn was Director, Internal Audit at Goldcorp Inc. where she was responsible for the company’s annual SOX audit, operational and financial audits, compliance reviews and investigations. Earlier in her career, Robyn was a Manager in Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services practice where she led internal control audits and provided consulting services for clients in a variety of industries.  When not in the office, Robyn enjoys travelling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Our Leadership Team

Cameron Lonn

Cameron Lonn

Principal, Tax and Advisory Services

About Cameron

Cameron Lonn, CPA, CA, is Tax Director at Invictus Accounting Group with significant experience in income tax planning and compliance for businesses and individuals. Cameron has worked with small and large public and private companies across a myriad of industries including real estate, manufacturing, mining and cannabis. He is passionate about ensuring that his clients’ objectives are met efficiently and effectively.

Brian Zasitko

Brian Zasitko

Director, Public Company Advisory Services

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Brian Zasitko, CPA, CA, is a Director at Invictus Accounting Group LLP with 13 years experience in financial reporting, auditing, taxation, budgeting and forecasting, risk management, internal controls and treasury. Brian has worked with small and large capitalization companies in the public sector and small capitalization private companies across multiple industries including agriculture, manufacturing, real estate, and utilities. Previously, Brian was a manager at Ernst & Young leading audit and assurance engagements. Brian graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major). Brian enjoys travelling and currently lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand where he can be found on the local golf course.

Martin Poller

Martin Poller

Director, Technical Advisory Services

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Martin Poller, CPA, CA, has over two decades of senior financial management, reporting and accounting experience across a diverse range of industries including financial services, energy, media, construction, technology and retail. Martin is part of the Invictus advisory team and specializes in providing technical accounting guidance, training and quality assurance. Previously, Martin held senior management positions in various sized businesses ranging from small private to large globally listed companies in South Africa, the UK and Canada. He has assisted with the preparation of public company reporting, the IFRS conversion of HSBC Bank Canada, provided training and quality assurance. In addition, he has several years of experience providing accounting guidance on several complex topics including hybrid financial instruments, securitizations, business combinations and share-based payments. Martin trained with PwC South Africa where he led audit and assurance engagements for private and public companies. When not at work, Martin enjoys the outdoors with his family camping and travelling around the world. He also enjoys volunteering his time for local charities helping the vulnerable in our community.

Mary Braun

Mary Braun

Director, Private Client Advisory Services

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Mary Braun, CPA, CA, is a Director, Advisory Services with Invictus Accounting Group. She has ten years of accounting experience working with public and private clients, filing under ASPE, IFRS, and US GAAP. Mary began her career at Deloitte and has spent the last six years in industry roles working for multi-jurisdictional companies including Colliers International, Outcrop Gold Core, and Audrey Capital Corporation. She also holds a Bachelor of Science and has five years of professional research experience.

 Michael Fraser

Michael Fraser

Director, People and Culture

More about Michael

Michael Fraser is a Director, People and Culture at Invictus Accounting Group. Michael oversees the full-cycle recruitment process at Invictus, including the ongoing recruitment of CPA students for Invictus’ unique CPA training program. At Invictus, Michael is involved with all people and culture initiatives, including training and development, health and safety, and supporting team culture. Michael holds a Bachelor of Education Degree and a Diploma in Human Resources Management. Michael enjoys skiing, hiking and travelling in his free time.

Spencer Civitarese

Spencer Civitarese

Director, Advisory Services

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Spencer Civitarese, CPA, is a Director, Advisory Services with Invictus Accounting Group. Spencer has eight years of experience working with clients in an array of sectors including cannabis, manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas. Spencer can ‘bridge the GAAP’ between ASPE, IFRS and US GAAP, providing technical advisory for complex transactions. Spencer ‘excels’ at building models for our clients including consolidations, budgeting and forecasting, inventory costing, and advanced finance. Before joining Invictus, Spencer worked at Ernst & Young leading assurance engagements for private and public entities, and in industry leading the reporting for a public cannabis company. Spencer also holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia. When not searching for cringe-worthy puns, Spencer can be found hiking with Willy, the office dog.

Tom Gaston

Tom Gaston

Director, Advisory Services

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Tom Gaston is a Director, Advisory Services with Invictus Accounting Group. He has ten years of accounting experience working with public and private clients under both IFRS and UK GAAP. Before joining Invictus, Tom worked at Ernst & Young in Manchester, UK, in the assurance practice, before moving to a financial reporting role in industry for an international engineering company. During this time in industry, Tom was able to work in both Manchester and Toronto before settling in Vancouver. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Loughborough University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. When not at the office Tom can be found playing tennis at various spots around Vancouver or hiking on the North Shore.

Our Management Team

Aman Darred

Aman Darred

Senior Manager, Risk & Compliance Services (IT)

Kelly Tabor

Kelly Tabor

Senior Manager, Advisory Services

Brian King

Brian King

Manager, Advisory Services

Jeremy Fong

Jeremy Fong

Manager, Advisory Services

Mitchell Jackman

Mitchell Jackman

Manager, Advisory Services

Nataliya Batara

Nataliya Batara

Manager, Risk & Compliance services

Aldo Martinez

Aldo Martinez

Assistant Manager, Risk & Compliance

Emily Tran

Emily Tran

Assistant Manager, Advisory Services

Our Great People

Alberto Neto

Alberto Neto

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Aaron Yap

Aaron Yap

Senior Associate, Tax Services

Bernardo Reis

Bernardo Reis

Associate, Advisory Services

Carlos Trujillo

Carlos Trujillo

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Cosette Pham

Cosette Pham

Associate, Advisory Services

David Wan

David Wan

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Edgar Valaguez

Edgar Valaguez

Senior Business Analyst

Edwin Nath

Edwin Nath

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Ellen Yue

Ellen Yue

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Harry Luong

Harry Luong

Associate, Advisory Services

Harry Tran

Harry Tran

Associate, Advisory Services

Henry Chu

Henry Chu

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Jay Leung

Jay Leung

Associate, Advisory Services

Jelena Lazic

Jelena Lazic

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Jessica Rehal

Jessica Rehal

Senior Associate, Advisory Services

Juliana Santana

Juliana Santana

Administrator, People & Culture

Laura Rico

Laura Rico

Business Analyst

Mehak Aqeel

Mehak Aqeel

Associate, Tax Services

Neha Mathews

Neha Mathews

Associate, Advisory Services

Rocio Llamas

Rocio Llamas

Associate, Advisory Services

Sarah Dang

Sarah Dang

Associate, Advisory Services

Vivian Chung

Vivian Chung

Associate, Advisory Services

Winry Wei

Winry Wei

Intern, Advisory Services

Willie

Willie

General Dogsbody

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