Maggie Van Camp
National Agriculture Practice Development Leader, BDO

Maggie Van Camp is BDO’s National Agricultural Practice Development Leader, and a well-known former agricultural journalist, most recently as senior editor of Country Guide. As a farmer herself, Maggie is a respected, trusted voice in the industry.

In addition to her membership in BDO’s National Agriculture Industry Group, Maggie chairs Drive Away Hunger, BDO’s firm-wide social responsibility program that supports foodbanks across Canada. She is responsible for BDO’s relationship with the agricultural industry overall including supporting Outstanding Young Farmers, Canadian Young Farmer Forum and Farm Management Canada. Notably, she helped launch Farm Transition Appreciation Day and BDO’s innovative financial benchmarking for Canadian farmers. In 2021, Maggie Van Camp was recognized by the Canadian Western Agribition as one of the Top 50 in Canadian Agriculture.

Maggie is CEO of a commercial chicken farm in Blackstock, Ontario and cofounder of LOFT32, a communications firm which also developed an on-line training program for agriculture and food. She has been very involved in her farm community through various roles in the church, sports, 4-H and the agriculture society.

Additionally, she is a member of Ontario Agricultural Business Association, the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation, Ontario Federation of Agriculture, OAC ‘91 Aggies (BSc. Agr. University of Guelph) and sits on the board of the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame.