Cindy Radu

Cindy Radu

Partner

FCPA, LLB, LLM, TEP, ICD.D, FEA

BDO Calgary

403-213-5428

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Executive Summary

As a designated Family Enterprise Advisor, Cindy helps individuals, family enterprises, business owners and family offices navigate the complexities and opportunities that come with wealth. Cindy draws on over 25 years of legal, fiduciary, trust and governance experience in professional services firms, financial institutions and family offices in her practice. She uses her skills to provide an objective perspective and facilitate understanding of how complex family, business and ownership structures can impact family dynamics and family wealth continuity.

Cindy strongly believes in giving back to professional and charitable causes. Throughout her career, Cindy has been actively involved as a speaker, author and/or committee/board member for a variety of professional organizations including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta, the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Cindy’s charitable passion is individual and community mental health; she is a former board member for two chapters of the Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary and Alberta. Cindy is also proud to be an alumni of Outward Bound Canada summiting Kilimanjaro in 2012 in support of OBC’s Women of Courage program.

Professional Affiliations

Member, Law Society of Alberta
Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Canada
     Member, Global Steering Committee – STEP Canada, Business Families Special Interest Group
     Former Chair, STEP Calgary Branch
     Former Board Member, STEP Canada
     Former Member, National Education Committee, STEP Canada
Member, Global Steering Committee – STEP Canada, Business Families Special Interest Group
Member, Institute of Family Enterprise Advisors

Professional Designations & Education

Fellow, Chartered Professional Accountants
Bachelor of Laws, University of Calgary
Master of Laws, University of British Columbia
Trust and Estate Practitioner
Institute of Corporate Directors, Director
Family Enterprise Advisor