Gopi and her husband Shameer have been involved in the Mulgrave community since their daughter entered Kindergarten in 2009. Their daughter is now in Grade 8 and their son is in Grade 5. Gopi was born in Britain, but grew up in BC. She is an accountant, earning her CPA,CA designation in 1999 with gold medal distinction.
Gopi articled with KPMG in Vancouver and also worked in their Budapest and Silicon Valley offices, supporting clients in the technology sector. She is currently Vice President of Finance at TELUS, managing the financial planning and analysis for two business units.
Gopi has served on various Boards, including currently with the TELUS workers pension plan, Concert Properties, and CANARIE. She has previously volunteered with various non-profit Boards including the North Vancouver District Library, Girl Guides of BC, Gujarati Society and West Vancouver Montessori School. She was instrumental in the merger of WV Montessori and Mulgrave’s ELC and has been an active volunteer at the school, serving as Chair of the MVP, as well as on the Audit, Nominations and Business Development Committees of the Board. She is currently the Vice Chair of the Board.