John is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and his career was in public accounting with Ernst & Young LLP, working in Ottawa, Toronto and as a partner for 24 years in Calgary. Thereafter he was an independent director of a number of public and private oil and gas companies.
John’s community and volunteer activities have included Chairing the Boards’ of Directors of Calgary Academy, Woods Homes Society and the Earl Grey Golf Club. He was also on the Board of Junior Achievement Southern Alberta. His son is a Calgary Academy alumnus.