John Wiebe (BSc; PhD) is President & CEO of the GLOBE Foundation.
John Wiebe (BSc; PhD) is President & CEO of the GLOBE Foundation. Until May of 2005 he was also the President & CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and until April of 2007 was Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Education Centre Network and Global Schools Inc with operations throughout the world.
He serves as a Director of the International Centre for Sustainable Cities, the International Finance Centre, EcoCanada, the McCrae Institute, West Mountain Capital Corp. and Tonbridge Power Corporation. He is a member of the United Nations Finance Initiative's Expert Group on Responsible Investment and serves on the Advisory Council of the Independent Power Producers Forum in Asia.
He is a past Chair of the Vancouver Economic Commission and from 2000 to 2006 served as a member of the National Roundtable on Environment and Economy.
In 2003 he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada.
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