Posted on June 10, 2016

Spring 2016 Honorary Degree Recipients

SFU News
June 06, 2016

Keith Beedie, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa

Tuesday, June 7, 2:30 p.m.

Keith Beedie is a visionary business leader and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of Beedie Development Group, one of Canada’s premier real estate development companies. For the past six decades, he has been a true innovator in the real estate industry—and his contributions to the industry have helped shape the way we work and live in Metro Vancouver and beyond. Well known for his philanthropy, he has donated more than $30 million to various charities, health centres and institutions around Metro Vancouver. In 2011, the Beedie family gave a record donation of $22 million to SFU to establish the Beedie School of Business. Keith Beedie is more than just a namesake: his business integrity, innovation and commitment to give back to his community make him a role model for SFU’s emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.

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