John is the BC Leader for Cleantech and Renewable Energy for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). John recently stepped down as the Managing Partner for the firm’s BC Region practice and was responsible for the firm’s operations in the Province from 2001 to 2009. John has also held various leadership roles with PwC in the Technology and Mining sectors. John has extensive experience as an auditor and advisor to large and small private and public companies in both sectors.
Born in the UK, John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honors) from the University of Kent at Canterbury and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. John is also an FCA in British Columbia and a CPA (Colorado). John currently serves on the Board of the United Way of the Lower Mainland (Chair in 2007-8), the Board and Executive Committee of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the BC Business Council and is former Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC National Firms Forum.