Jason McLean was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of McLean Group in 2010 following eight years in various senior roles within the company. Jason leads McLean Group’s businesses, overseeing strategic goals, capital decisions, and all major transactions in each of McLean Group’s operating and investment businesses, as well as coordinating dialogue between McLean Group ownership and company management. Jason is particularly committed to supporting and empowering individual business leaders across the McLean Group portfolio and over the last decade has focused on ensuring that the businesses have the right capital structure and financing to achieve their goals.
Jason is a graduate of the UBC School of Law and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2000 after articling with Stikeman Elliot in Vancouver and currently maintains his credentials through McLean & McLean, McLean Group’s internal law firm where he is the long-suffering junior partner. Prior to joining McLean Group, Jason worked in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. He is a certified member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and in 2010 graduated from Harvard Business School’s Owner President Management Program.
In addition to his roles with McLean Group, Jason gives his time to multiple boards and community organizations. He is currently a director of CIFAR, a Canadian-based global research organization. Previously, he served as Director and Chair of the Board of the Vancouver Foundation, Canada’s largest community foundation, and remains a member of the investment committee. He is a Governor (past Chair) of the Vancouver Board of Trade, served on the UBC Board of Governors where he chaired the Governance Committee, and is a past member of the Vancouver Police Board where he chaired the Finance Committee. In 2014, Jason, along with his brother Sacha, was recognized by Ernst & Young for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award Pacific in the category of Entertainment and Hospitality.