John is the President & CEO of Madison Venture Corporation (madisonGroup of companies) which has interests in commercial real estate and operating businesses in industrial automation, service and engineering, business information analytics and media.
Prior to joining the madisonGroup John was a partner at PwC until March of 2020.
After serving as the BC Region Managing Partner John was elected to the board of PwC Canada and served as a director from 2018 to 2020 when he joined the madisonGroup.
John was the Managing Partner for PwC in the BC Region from 2009 to 2017. In addition to being Managing Partner, John previously held various leadership roles at PwC including National Consumer and Industrial Products Leader (responsible for industries including: Mining, Forestry, Retail, Real Estate, Pharma and Life Sciences and other Industrial products industries), National Technology Leader and National Life Sciences Leader.
During his career at PwC John primarily worked with public companies listed in Canada and the US as well as selected large, professionally run private companies. The majority of the companies John worked with have international operations in several countries.
Over the last number of years John was an instructor for the Directors Education Program for the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada.
John currently serves as a director on the boards of Covenant House Vancouver and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. John has also previously served on several business association and not for profit boards over the years such as the Business Council of B.C. and the United Way as well as many others.