Managing Director
Vancouver Practice

David has over 30 years experience as a hands-on finance/operations executive filling CFO, VP Finance and VP Operations roles in public and private companies in North America (and South Africa) with a reputation of being able to make decisions quickly


David McAdam is a Senior Finance/Operations Executive with a track record for quickly making mission-critical decisions. He is known for eliminating data “noise” to develop solid recommendations, and delivering those recommendations to stakeholders in a compelling, audience-specific manner.

David has a well-documented ability to integrate disparate cultures and teams into a cohesive, high-performing unit. He is particularly effective when leading through change and articulating the newly formed culture to achieve buy-in, collaboration, and team synergy. With outstanding mentoring and coaching skills, David possesses an unwavering focus on developing team members through reach assignments.
David is a highly effective, results oriented, executive, with over 30 years of finance and operations experience in large and small capitalization companies, David has extensive expertise in fund raising (equity and debt), financial/operational integration/optimization and measuring, financial planning and analysis (including annual budgets and rolling forecasts), mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell side), due diligence, investor relations (TSX.V and JSE), systems strategy, implementation oversight and management, risk management and regulatory compliance.
David has been the CFO of several public and private companies including a number of public and private mining companies (one a Vancouver based TSX company with producing assets in South Africa and public reporting across the TSX-AIM-JSE). Other sectors include for-profit provider of English as a Second Language training to foreign students (Executive advisory and Investor Relations), a Fortune 150 waste management/recycling company (VP Ops and Director of Finance) . These roles required reporting to public company Audit, Safety and Risk Committees along with full Board presentations in a Fortune 150 Company. Most recently David has been providing Executive advisory consulting services to small and medium sized start-up enterprises.

David has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Securities Institute of Canada Certificate.