Gaurav Wadhawan | Calgary

Gaurav is a Chartered Accountant (May 2001) and a Certified Management Accountant (July 2014). He wears two hats at DIALOG: Studio Controller in Calgary – the role he assumed when he joined the firm in 2009 – and Associate Director of Finance, a national position he took on in 2013. He became an Associate in 2011.

Thriving on challenge, Gaurav is always willing to learn, especially in the area of Accounting and Finance. He offers broad management, internal control, and strategic advice skills as he streamlines operations and processes across studios. He works alongside the Director of Finance to plan and carry out national strategic initiatives – notably, Gaurav played a key role in transitioning the firm from old accounting software to BST in 2009-10. He is a strong believer in transformational leadership and is passionate about bringing administrative teams together.

Before he joined DIALOG, Gaurav earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University, India, and came to Canada in 2006. He has previously worked with multinationals such as LG Electronics, ICICI, BDO Dunwoody LLP, and KPMG.

Outside of work, Gaurav stays busy spending time with his family. He loves to play tennis, badminton, and ping pong, and to read financial statements of publicly listed companies.