Ron Keefe, ICD.D, FCPA, CA

Counsel

65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8

+1.902.629.4505

+1.902.566.5283

rkeefe@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 1986

By understanding the interconnectivity of business, academic institutions, governments and support organizations, Ron is a leader of innovative companies with significant exits. His previous clients have largely faced issues surrounding attraction of capital and the commercialization strategy formulation and implementation. Ron considers one of his greatest accomplishments to be the growth of a business to 250 employees, making more than $100 million in revenue, before completing a significant exit for shareholders.

Education & Career

Education

Institute of Corporate Directors, ICD.D, 2015
Chartered Accountant designation, 1985
Dalhousie University, LLB/MBA, 1983
University of Prince Edward Island, BBA, 1979

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
President, Regis Duffy Bioscience Fund
Chair, Island Advance, Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce
Board member and past chair, PEI BioAlliance Inc.
Mentor, Emergence Bioscience Business Incubator
Chair and board member, finance committee, University of Prince Edward Island
Director, Holland College Foundation
Chair, Synapse Applied Research and Industry Services Inc.
Director of several private companies
Past director, Bank of Canada
Past chair, Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Past chair, Maritime Electric Company Limited, a subsidiary of Fortis inc.
Past president and CEO, Diagnostic Chemicals Limited and BioVectra Inc.

Accolades

Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year, 2015
Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO Award, Prince Edward Island, 2010

Presentations

Keynote and panelist at numerous industry and economic events in Atlantic Canada

October 31, 2018