Beverley Pao, FCPA, FCA

Bev is a vice-chair of Deloitte Canada, based in Vancouver, where she is known for her inspiring leadership and innovation mindset. Passionate about preparing Canadian businesses for the fast-changing global economy, she has led large-scale technology and business transformations that have enhanced both the client and talent experience. In addition to serving clients, Bev currently drives impact through her service on the board of directors of Deloitte Canada and Chile.

Bev has long been dedicated to advancing equity and empowering and elevating the next generation, the careers of CPAs, and business leaders of diverse backgrounds. She continues to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to creating a culture of belonging through her leadership as co-chair of the board’s Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Committee.

Equally devoted to making a meaningful impact in the community, Bev has led major initiatives as a board director of the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation. This includes chairing the foundation’s Economic Revitalization Committee and providing oversight for the multimillion-dollar government funding received from all levels of government. She also serves on the board of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

“Bev has been an exemplary contributor to our community by inspiring so many with her leadership. She commits so much of her personal time and energy to our shared vision of a prosperous, vibrant, and inclusive Chinatown, where people want to live, work, and visit.”

– Carol Lee, Chair, Vancouver Chinatown Foundation