Benjie M. Thomas

Canadian Managing Partner, Advisory Services

KPMG in Canada

Benjie is the Canadian Managing Partner for Advisory Services. Prior to his current role, he was the National Industry Leader of KPMG’s Private Equity Practice in Canada. Benjie was a member of KPMG in Canada’s Board of Directors (2013-2016).

With over 15 years with KPMG, Benjie has advised on some of the most prominent Canadian transactions. Benjie’s specialties include Private Equity, Pension Plans, Food, Beverage, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail and Technology. He is also a member of the Management Committee for KPMG in Canada.

Benjie is a member of CVCA and the Association of Corporate Growth and is very active in the community. In 2011, Benjie was presented with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario’s Award of Distinction which honours those CAs who have made an early impact, bringing distinction to themselves and to their profession through leadership and achievement in their professional, community and/or personal lives. In addition to garnering an Award of Distinction, Benjie also was named as the recipient of the Christine E. Sinclair Community Leadership Award.

Areas of expertise
Divestiture due diligence Transactions
Education and qualifications
  • Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting, University of Waterloo

  • Hons. BA, Chartered Accounting Studies, University of Waterloo

  • CPA, CA

  • Divestiture

  • Acquisitions

  • Cash and Working Capital Management

  • Transaction Services

Community Involvement
  • Board member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto

  • Chair, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto Annual Gala

  • Finance Committee Member, Operation Springboard

  • Co-Chair, KPMG Toronto United Way Campaign

  • Member, CVCA