Ben Gaster

Partner, Strategy & Deal Execution

KPMG in Canada

Ben Gaster is a Partner in KPMG in Canada's Greater Vancouver Deal Advisory team and leads the Strategy & Deal Execution practice, which comprises of Synergies, Deals Strategy, Operational Due Diligence, Integrations and Separation and Value Creation services. He brings 20+ years of experience supporting clients in and around the deal process. This includes assisting business owners who are preparing their business for sale, buyers wanting to identify opportunities and risks from a potential transaction and pre and post-merger implementation.

Prior to joining KPMG in Canada, Ben was based in the UK where he worked with clients from across the UK, Europe and Africa. He also completed an extended placement at a major UK clearing Bank where he worked with the large and mid-market corporate credit teams (bilateral and syndicated debt) on mergers, operational restructuring and re-financing.

  • Automotive
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Technology
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Travel, Leisure, Tourism
  • BEng, Civil Engineering and French, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Chartered accountant (ACA) - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Qualified Insolvency Practitioner (UK)