John Wiebe is currently President and CEO of the GLOBE Group including the Globe Foundation, GLOBE Events Ltd., GLOBE Communications Ltd., GLOBE Advisors Inc., GLOBE Ventures Ltd., Sustainable Events Ltd and is President & CEO of the Sustainable Media Group (SMG) LLC a Dubai based joint venture. Until May of 2005 he was the President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and until April of 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Education Centres Network and Global Schools Inc. with operations throughout the Asia Pacific region and Latin America.
He is the Chairman of West Mountain Capital Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors of Tonbridge Power Corporation; ECO Canada; the International Finance Centre ; Chairman of the Advisory Board of ERA ltd. and a member of the Advisory Board of SS Lootah Canada Ltd, a member of the SS Lootah Group in Dubai. 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 Development Commission and the Canadian Board of the Pacific Basin Economic Council, and a past member of the National Roundtable on the Environment & the Economy. He continues to serve as a member of the Pacific Council and the Pacific Basin Economic Council.
Mr. Wiebe received degrees from the University of Manitoba (BSc) and McGill University (PhD). He has been an Associate at the Banff School of Management, and the East West Center in Hawaii.
In 2003 he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada.