George Stefan

George Stefan

Senior Manager, Regional Leader Business & Technology Certification


BDO Fraser Valley



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Executive Summary

George Stefan is a Senior Manager in BDO’s Fraser Valley office (Surrey, BC), with over 25 years of professional experience providing R&D Advisory services to energy & resources, shipbuilding, clean technologies and industrial manufacturing companies.

George has provided a wide range of advisory services to clients in a wide range of industries, including mining, oil & gas, marine & shipbuilding, clean technologies, wood processing and industrial manufacturing.  He has successfully assisted a number of clients with corporate projects focused on business innovation engineering through research & development, new product and process improvements development, technology road map development, technical and business certifications, and funding assistance through government grants & incentives and SR&ED tax claims.

George is a member of BDO’s National Mining Group and Greater Vancouver Manufacturing Group.  He is involved in the community through APEGBC and Society of PM Professionals of Greater Vancouver.  George has been a presenter at seminars on Project and Quality Management, ISO certifications, and Government Grants & Incentives (was a member of the Canadian Advisory Committee ISO/TC236, tasked with the development of ISO 21500:2012 – Project Management Standard).

Professional Affiliations

Member, APEGBC
Member, Society of PM Professionals of Greater Vancouver
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME-BC) Advisory Board

Professional Designations & Education

Professional Engineer (P.Eng), APEGBC (2011)
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (2004)
Master of Business Administration, City University of Seattle (2004)
Bachelor of Engineering, Naval Academy-Romania (1987)

Community Involvement

Volunteer, Surrey Food Bank