Otto has over 27 years of professional experience providing audit and assurance related services to both public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. He has extensive experience in providing tax compliance services to his clients. Otto Joined DMCL in December 2018 after spending his career with a Big 4 accounting firm where he was an associate partner.
He has specialized knowledge with startups, technology, biotechnology, manufacturing, wholesale, real estate, exploration and not-for profit industries.
Otto is focused on providing securities and regulatory assurance services to Canadian public company clients and has the relevant IFRS expertise with respect to accounting and financial statement disclosures. Otto also possesses a deep knowledge of accounting standards for private enterprises.
For the past 8 years Otto has presented a module entitled “Audit Committees” to participants at the TSX Venture Exchange.
Since 2005 Otto has served as a Director at the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC and held the position of Treasurer for 7 years and has filled the role as Chair of the Board since 2013.
Otto received his Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree from the University of Port Elizabeth South Africa. He has obtained his Canadian CPA, CA designation as well as his South African Chartered Accountant designation.
Outside of work, Otto is passionate about road cycling and enjoys hiking, and spending time with his family and friends.