BDO adds Suzanne Schulz as partner in Calgary

19 September 2022 2 min. read
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BDO Canada has hired Suzanne Schulz as partner and Western Canada leader for forensic disputes and investigations.

Based in Calgary, Schulz brings more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, with expertise in investigations, fraud risk management, economic loss quantification, and dispute advisory services.

Schulz has advised on investigations into economic crimes and corporate misconduct, including fraudulent financial reporting, misappropriations, bribery and corruption, and conflicts of interest. She also advises clients on non-fraud related matters, such as transactional due diligence and vendor contract and regulatory compliance.

Schulz’s experience in economic loss quantification spans personal injury, business interruption, fidelity claims, and property loss for clients including real estate, professional and financial services, mining and energy, First Nations bands, hospitality, and healthcare.

BDO adds Suzanne Schulz as partner in Calgary

Schulz previously spent 26 years at KPMG, joining the firm’s Vancouver office in 1995 and then relocating to the Calgary office in 2021. She was named a partner in the Big Four firm’s forensic practice in 2011.

Schulz has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Lethbridge and has certifications in accounting, business valuation, and financial forensics.

“I am excited, to welcome Suzanne to BDO as a Partner on our Forensic team,” said Alan Mak, Partner, financial advisory services, BDO Canada. “Suzanne will be instrumental in helping us continue to add value to our Forensic clients and further build our team in Calgary and across Western Canada. I look forward to working with Suzanne in her new role with the firm.”

BDO Canada is headquartered in Toronto and provides audit, tax, and consulting services to mid-market clients. The firm has 4,300 people nationwide and had $793 million in revenues in 2021.

BDO Canada in July appointed Bruno Suppa as chief executive officer. Suppa succeeded Pat Kramer, who was appointed as CEO of the BDO Global network of independent firms.