Guest Speaker: Greg D'Avignon, President & Chief Executive Officer Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC)
Greg D’Avignon has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia since December 2010. BCBC is a 260-member driven organization comprised of the province’s leading businesses and institutions in every sector of the provincial economy, that combined are responsible for more than one-quarter of all jobs in the province. Established in 1966, the Business Council is the foremost policy and business advocacy organization in the British Columbia.
A fourth generation British Columbian, Greg has played an active leadership role in business, politics and the community for over 25 years earning a reputation for results and building collaborative solutions that positively benefit companies, organizations and the lives of people that invest, live and work in BC.
During his career Mr D’Avignon has successfully led organizations and provided advice and practical policy solutions at senior levels within Canadian regulated and resource industries and within Government that have creatively addressed challenges and effectively enabled growth and efficient operations.
Immediately prior to joining the Business Council, Mr. D’Avignon was President, Western Canada, Canada’s National Brewers, having previously served the Prime Minister of Canada, and the Minister of National Defence and Minister of Justice.
Greg is active in his community, currently serving as the Chair of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, as a Board Member of the Premier’s Aboriginal Business Investment Council and as the honorary co-chair of the Surrey Regional Economic Summit. He has previously served as the Chair of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-BC/Yukon Region and on its National Board. Greg also serves on the boards of several community, athletic, corporate and not-for-profit organizations.
In recognition of his work in business and community at large Greg was fortunate to receive the 2013 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Originally from Chilliwack, B.C., Greg is a passionate third line hockey player and an inconsistent golfer that lives in North Vancouver with his wife and their two active boys.
Topic: B.C.’s Resource Sector – Globally Impacted - Locally Disconnected?
11:45 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Guest Speaker
Suite 1000 - 355 Burrard Street
The Marine Building
Please send your comments and suggestions to our email.
© Copyright 2023 Mortgage Investment Association of BC. All rights reserved.