As regional managing partner, Walter Pela leads B.C.’s largest and oldest professional services firm, with over 1,650 people in 12 offices across the province. He is part of KPMG’s national leadership team, and serves on the firm’s national environmental, social and governance council, digital executive team and clients and markets committee. Pela is vice-chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
HOMETOWN: Torino, Italy.
RECOMMENDED READING: Taste – Stanley Tucci.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Don’t ask ‘Why,’ ask instead, ‘Why not.’” – John F. Kennedy
LOOKING AHEAD: Building a flexible workplace that embraces new ways of working, enabled by technology and innovation, and anchored on a strong and inclusive culture.