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Keith Keating joins BDO Canada as Chief Learning and Development Officer

Toronto (ON) – BDO Canada is pleased to welcome Dr. Keith Keating as Chief Learning and Development Officer (CLDO).  As BDO's first CLDO, Keith will advance the firm's Talent and Culture strategy, focusing on unlocking and nurturing the growth of their people, both personally and professionally. Spanning 23 years in learning and development, Keith brings valuable experience from various sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, and IT consulting.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Keith Keating as Chief Learning and Development Officer on our team.”
Kerri Plexman, Managing Partner, Talent & Culture for BDO Canada

“Keith's expertise and visionary approach will bring transformative changes. Under Keith's leadership, the firm's Learning and Development strategy will further ensure that our people's career paths not only align with the firm's vision and overall strategy, but also help them achieve their personal goals, realize their ambitions, and live their passions.”

Learning and development at BDO Canada is guided by a strategy that reimagines the way BDO supports the growth of its people. Through an enhanced focus on holistic development, BDO's initiatives are designed to go beyond learning to drive continuous growth. Keith will be instrumental in aligning the firm's Learning and Development strategy with the needs of their people and clients. His vision and leadership are key to BDO's commitment to innovation and learning, which will help the firm meet the needs of the market now and in the future.

Keith is a doctoral graduate from the University of Pennsylvania in Organizational Learning, as well as a recognized thought leader in educational innovation and an advocate for the power of lifelong learning. His insights have been featured in numerous articles and he is the author of the book "The Trusted Learning Advisor.” Keith's notable academic achievements and his authorship reflect the caliber of expertise and innovative thinking he brings to BDO Canada, aligning with the firm's goals of continuous learning and innovation.

Dr. Keith Keating joined BDO on January 1, 2024, and is based in the Toronto office.

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