Darshan Tadvalkar, B.Eng, MBA, CMA, CFA


Value Proposition

Darshan provides hands-on, growth oriented leadership for developing organizations and for investment and profit centers within larger corporate entities. His razor sharp focus on cost and analytics driven corporate strategies have added value to organizations large and small. Darshan’s unique background gives him the ability to connect the dots quickly and help organizations save precious resources while achieving their goals. Darshan has technology start-up experience and is also skilled in corporate valuation, due diligence, target acquisition, and post-merger integration. Darshan is an accomplished communicator capable of engaging with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

Selected Achievements

  • Provided financial leadership to an Alberta-based agri-business; advised on improving balance sheet and financial performance.
  • Provided scalable financial model for a private equity portfolio company engaged in home building and land development activities. The model will save $100,000 annually on planning and performance measurement activities.
  • Led contract negotiations which resulted in additional $2.5 million in fixed project fee income and further added more than $150,000 through cost controls towards the bottom line during the execution phase of the project.
  • Created and implemented business execution plan and was responsible for all aspects of business operations of $60 million project. This included a comprehensive plan for labour, equipment, materials and subcontractors (LEMS) contracts, utilization and recovery.
  • Successfully led the integration of a business development strategy with operational financial planning and analysis activities for a $2 billion revenue oil and gas division, resulting in substantially improved financial performance and investor relations team’s visibility into the division.
  • Played a key role in a technology start-up team that secured $1 million funding from Alberta Value Added Corporation (AVAC).

Prior Experience

  • Osborne Interim Management
    • Barr-Ag: Chief Financial Officer
  • Publicly traded real estate company
    • Budgeting and Planning/Capex Advisory
  • AECOM/Flint Energy
    • Corporate/Business Development
    • Financial Planning & Analysis
    • Business Operations
  • Paysafe Group/Neteller (International Financial Services Provider)
    • Business Intelligence
  • Userful Ltd.
    • Technology start-up – Wore many hats from application development to post sales subject matter expert


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA) – CMA Alberta, CPA Canada
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) – CFA Institute
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering – University of Pune, India
  • Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth – Board Treasurer
  • Level 2 Certified Umpire – Cricket Canada

Articles Written by Darshan

To learn more about Darshan please contact Managing Partner Mark Olson.

Phone: (403) 264-8195   ext.1003
Toll Free: (888) 282-8450
Email: molson@osborneinterim.com

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