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Keegan Varella MBA, MSc. Fin, CPA, CMA

Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations

At BEworks Keegan oversees the Finance, HR and Project Management functions. Keegan has helped transform the Finance & Operations function with his team allowing the company to navigate and overcome the changing business landscape in the recent past.  

Keegan has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Wales, UK and an M.Sc. in Finance from the Cranfield School of Management, UK. He also possesses a CIMA (ACMA, CGMA), CPA Canada and MRICS charter. He is a senior finance and strategy executive with over 18+ years of experience across 4 continents in corporate advisory and finance functions, with a prime focus on turnkey business operations and process improvement plans. He has successfully led over 70 projects and cross-functional teams, with budgets ranging from $10M to $1B, focusing on business transformation, project management, risk mitigation and business continuity. Keegan also serves as a mentor to several startups in Ontario and an advisor to several non-profits here in Canada.  

What excites Keegan about the future?

Keegan has a deep interest in business strategy and process improvement techniques and has worked in this space for the most part of his career. He also has a passion for volunteering and currently serves as an executive advisor for two non-profits here in Canada. At BEworks Keegan leads the finance, operations, HR, and project management functions.  

  • Ada Le, PhDVice President, Strategy

    Ada Le, PhD

    Ada Le, PhDVice President, Strategy

  • Shannon O'Malley, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

    Shannon O'Malley, PhD

    Shannon O'Malley, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

  • Wardah MalikChief Executive Officer

    Wardah Malik

    Wardah MalikChief Executive Officer

  • Nina Mazar, PhD Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Advisor

    Nina Mazar, PhD

    Nina Mazar, PhD Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Advisor

  • David Pizarro, PhD Chief Science Officer

    David Pizarro, PhD

    David Pizarro, PhD Chief Science Officer

  • David R. Lewis, MBA, CFA, PhD President, BEworks Research Institute

    David R. Lewis, MBA, CFA, PhD

    David R. Lewis, MBA, CFA, PhD President, BEworks Research Institute

  • Nathaniel Barr, PhD Senior Innovation Advisor

    Nathaniel Barr, PhD

    Nathaniel Barr, PhD Senior Innovation Advisor

  • Michelle Hilscher, PhDVice President, Strategy

    Michelle Hilscher, PhD

    Michelle Hilscher, PhDVice President, Strategy

  • Sean Donnelly Senior Vice President, Client Strategy

    Sean Donnelly

    Sean Donnelly Senior Vice President, Client Strategy

  • David Thomson, PhDVice President, Strategy

    David Thomson, PhD

    David Thomson, PhDVice President, Strategy

  • Keegan Varella MBA, MSc. Fin, CPA, CMASenior Vice President, Finance & Operations

    Keegan Varella MBA, MSc. Fin, CPA, CMA

    Keegan Varella MBA, MSc. Fin, CPA, CMASenior Vice President, Finance & Operations

  • Adalberto Palma Executive Advisor, LATAM

    Adalberto Palma

    Adalberto Palma Executive Advisor, LATAM

  • Juan Camilo Salcedo, PhDRegional Director, LATAM

    Juan Camilo Salcedo, PhD

    Juan Camilo Salcedo, PhDRegional Director, LATAM

  • Miles Atwell, MBA Director, Operations, HR, Strategy

    Miles Atwell, MBA

    Miles Atwell, MBA Director, Operations, HR, Strategy

  • Angela Cooper, PhDSenior Strategist

    Angela Cooper, PhD

    Angela Cooper, PhDSenior Strategist

  • Shelbie Sutherland, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

    Shelbie Sutherland, PhD

    Shelbie Sutherland, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

  • Pierre-Jean Malé, PhDSenior Strategist

    Pierre-Jean Malé, PhD

    Pierre-Jean Malé, PhDSenior Strategist

  • Erick Roat, PhDAdvisor

    Erick Roat, PhD

    Erick Roat, PhDAdvisor

  • Mona Zhu, PhDAssociate

    Mona Zhu, PhD

    Mona Zhu, PhDAssociate

  • Julia Van de Vondervoot, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

    Julia Van de Vondervoot, PhD

    Julia Van de Vondervoot, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

  • Youval Aberman, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

    Youval Aberman, PhD

    Youval Aberman, PhDBehavioral Science Consultant

  • Fernando Heffner, BA Senior Graphic Designer

    Fernando Heffner, BA

    Fernando Heffner, BA Senior Graphic Designer

  • Jovana Todorovic, BFA Graphic Designer

    Jovana Todorovic, BFA

    Jovana Todorovic, BFA Graphic Designer

  • Aldo Martinez, BA Business Analyst 

    Aldo Martinez, BA

    Aldo Martinez, BA Business Analyst 

  • Duminda Tennakoon Finance Manager

    Duminda Tennakoon

    Duminda Tennakoon Finance Manager

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