David McEown

David McEown

Advisory Service Line Leader


BDO Vancouver



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Executive Summary

Dave is the Managing Partner for change leadership and special projects, responsible for spearheading the development and execution of the firm’s strategic transformation. Prior to this, he was the Managing Partner for the firm’s Large Market Region responsible for 116 partners and 844 staff. He has over 20 years of experience providing auditing and assurance, business and succession planning and general consulting to medium/large private businesses. Previously the head of the West Coast and Calgary Region Dave was also a former member of BDO National Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee; Chairman of BDO National New Business Development Steering Committee and a member of the National Office Review Task Force.

During his time as leader of the WCC he oversaw the successful integration and restructuring of seven offices into one region, completed a number of mergers and worked with the partnership to develop a regional strategic plan that recorded a 40% increase in revenue in two years. Dave is an alumni of Simon Fraser University, BC; a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and was a member of the National Firms Forum.