As a Director with KPMG Family Office practice in the GVA, Deena specializes in family dynamics and governance for family enterprises of various sizes and complexities. She blends her experience in management consulting and family advising to help executives, leadership teams, family owners and members navigate a myriad of situations while creating a thriving business on a foundation of healthy and harmonious family dynamics—today and for future generations. She also serves legacy families of wealth who manage the many complexities of inherited responsibility and privilege.
Deena has a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from the University of Manitoba, a Post-Master’s in Family Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Family Enterprise Advising Program at the UBC Sauder School of Business. She has earned the official designation of Family Enterprise Advisor™
In May 2022, Deena published her book entitled "HomeWork: How to Be a Leader In the Boardroom and the Living Room" that draws on her 30 years’ experience as a family therapist, management consultant and family enterprise advisor with people and organizations seeking meaningful change.