BBA, CPA, CA, MBA
Isabella is Founder and Chief Client Strategist of BERTANI, a boutique audit, tax, and advisory firm in Toronto, Canada. BERTANI is a member firm of IR Global, a multi-disciplinary professional services network represented in 155 jurisdictions worldwide.
With over 25 years of experience, Isabella has worked extensively with both private and public companies in various industry sectors, most notably manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, food and agriculture, and retail and distribution.
Isabella's practice focuses on inbound foreign direct investment and Canadian domestic companies with global interests. Her clients include numerous foreign subsidiaries of significant global entities. She routinely advises foreign corporations with regards to expansion into the Canadian market and is a frequent speaker on topics relating to globalization including doing business in Canada, CETA, NAFTA and the USMCA, global trade and migration, and global client management. She has a particular interest in FDI and its impact on global sustainability.
A strong believer in the importance of giving back to the community, she has been involved with a number of charitable and professional organizations. Isabella is most passionate about advocating for women in business and women’s economic empowerment.
Isabella is a graduate of York University's prestigious Schulich School of Business holding both a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in policy and finance.
In 2017, Isabella was bestowed the honour of Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, the highest distinction conferred on its members that have brought prestige to the profession through significant achievements in their professional careers, volunteer involvement in the affairs of the accounting profession, and contributions to the community.