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Len Shaw


Leonard M. Shaw, CA, CIRP, CFP, CAFM is a Partner of BDO Canada LLP and a Vice-President of BDO Canada Limited.  Mr. Shaw joined the Financial Recovery Services (“FRS”) office of BDO in Sydney, Nova Scotia on February 1, 2011.  BDO Canada LLP is the sixth largest accounting and advisory firm in Canada.

Prior to joining BDO in February, 2011, Mr. Shaw practiced insolvency and accounting with another Sydney-based accounting and insolvency firm and he previously practiced with a national accounting and insolvency firm where he received his accounting and insolvency designations.

Education, Achievements, and Professional Designations

  •   Graduate of Glace Bay High School;
  •   Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Cape Breton University;
  •   Certificate in Public Administration from Cape Breton University;
  •   Canadian Securities Course from Canadian Securities Institute;
  •   Certificate in Management (CIM);
  •   Chartered Accountant – Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (CA);
  •   Certified Financial Planner (CFP);
  •   Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM);
  •   Licensed Insolvency Trustee – Member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CIRP)

Community Service Activities

  •   Financial Agent of Cape Breton – Canso Federal Liberal Association (2003 – Present);
  •   Board Member and Finance Committee Member of Cape Breton Transition House Association (2013 – Present);
  •   Board Member and Treasurer of Cape Breton Small Business Development Centre Society (2013 – 2014)
  •   Board Member and Treasurer of the Savoy Theatre (2010 – 2014)
  •   Finance Committee Member of Sacred Heart Parish (2006 – 2009);
  •   Board Member and Treasurer of The Second Chance Society         (2006 – 2008);
  •   Official Agent of 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011 Federal Election Campaigns to Re-Elect Rodger Cuzner, MP (2004 – 2011);
  •   Parish Council Chairman and Finance Committee Member of St. Anne’s Parish (2001 – 2005);
  •   Board Member and Treasurer of Cape Breton Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (2000 – 2003)

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