Graduate Profiles

Trade Development Director at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

As Trade Development Director at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) – one of the largest ports in North America – Executive MBA graduate Katherine Bamford’s job is to support Canadian trade by ensuring customers have a positive experience moving cargo and passengers through Vancouver.


Chief Data Officer at HSBC

As Chief Data Officer at HSBC, Karthik Jayaram defines the data strategy of the organization. He outlines what customer data is collected, how it is used, and establishes responsible practices for HSBC in Canada – and subsequently for HSBC locations the world over.


CEO at StarGarden

Larson wanted to build confidence in her ability to guide StarGarden in a fast-past and competitive industry. Her time at Beedie not only gave her the tools she needed to rise to the top, but introduced her to the importance of building a peer support network.


CEO and Co-founder of Vancosys

Geoff Fawkes saw a growing need for more reliable and convenient authentication software, so he ventured out on his own as CEO and co-founder of Vancosys.


Ian Huntley

BC Regional President for BrandAlliance

The Executive MBA gave Ian Huntley the hard business knowledge he wanted, plus a great network of peers to tap into for advice guidance and friendship.


Jennifer Killam

Senior Marketing Communications Manager, TELUS

A gifted communicator, Jennifer Killam is curious, analytical, hardworking, and strategic. She’s also not one to shy away from a challenge. Like tackling two life-altering experiences at once—graduate school and motherhood.


JC Fraser

Manager, Advisory Services, EY

Executive MBA graduate JC Fraser exited his career as General Manager of the Vancouver Canadians baseball club at the top of his game. With a new role at one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, the next season of JC’s career is off to a great start.


Bobby Dhillon

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning, G&F Financial Group

Bobby Dhillon’s decision to enroll in SFU Beedie’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program stemmed from a love of learning and a commitment to ongoing professional development and growth.