CEO - Real Estate Foundation of BC
Bio and CV
Jack Wong is the Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia. The Foundation makes grants to support land use and real estate practices which contribute to resilient, healthy communities and natural environments. As a funder with a unique mandate in BC, the Real Estate Foundation has approved over $68 million in grants since 1988. Before being named CEO in February 2011, Jack worked in finance and administration with the Vancouver Board of Trade for ten years. Prior to that, he was a project controller for major real estate development projects in Greater Vancouver. A certified member and fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, Jack holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration from UBC. Jack also has an active volunteer life, including the Canadian Society of Association Executives, Vancouver Police Foundation, Richmond Museum Society, Certified Management Accountants of BC, Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network, Sauder School of Business, and as a Vancouver Board of Trade Leaders of Tomorrow student mentor. He is a fellow of the Ford Foundation’s Regional Sustainable Development Program, member of Lambda Alpha International, and associate member of the Real Estate Institute of BC.