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Kirsten LindnerKirsten Lindner

Chair, PWA Physician Advisory Board


Dr. Lindner works with us in a consultancy capacity and as Chair of the PWA Physician Advisory Board, contributing to our core principle of serving physicians’ best interests and being responsive to their needs and values. 


Dr. Lindner has a keen interest in wealth optimization for physicians which grew out of her own financial journey with many missed opportunities and wrong turns along the way. Having learned the basics of finance and financial management later in her career, she is now passionate about sharing her own experiences and knowledge with fellow physicians to help them become empowered and avoid the mistakes she made. She is involved in financial literacy curriculum development for residents and is a contributing speaker at our financial literacy events. 


Dr. Lindner is involved in various aspects of primary care, including hospitalist medicine, care of the elderly, women's health, and medical leadership.



Mark RajuMark Raju Mauleesan Mauleesan 

Board Member, PWA Physician Advisory Board


With a background in and passion for medical education, and a keen interest in physician financial literacy, Mark brings a valuable perspective to the PWA Physician Advisory Board. After completing Medical school, Mark went on to build and run Canada's leading exam prep service, MedSckool Reviews. 


Born in Sri Lanka, raised in Toronto and educated internationally, Mark joined the Ivey School of Business at Western University to complete his MBA ('16), leveraging all of his work and life experiences towards a fulfilling career in healthcare technology, medical education and entrepreneurship. 

Rishi KapadiaRishi Kapadia

Board Member, PWA Physician Advisory Board 

Rishi Kapadia from HK CPA runs a boutique accounting and tax practice that focuses solely on physicians. Prior to founding HK CPA, Rishi worked at a Big 4 accounting firm and received his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) designations, after which he moved to Canada's largest mid-size firm to further develop his experience working with physician clients and other small businesses. 


Married to a physician, Rishi brings both a personal and professional perspective to the PWA advisory board.