John McLaughlin

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

John McLaughlin is responsible for VANOC’s finance, risk management, project scheduling, procurement and administrative functions. McLaughlin was the chief architect of the 2001 Bid Corporation’s financial plan and was named VANOC’s Vice President/Comptroller in 2004.

A chartered accountant by training, McLaughlin’s background includes financial positions with several of BC’s major entertainment and sports events, such as EXPO 86, MUSIC ’91 and the 1994 Commonwealth Games. He has also held comptroller roles with manufacturing, education and software companies. McLaughlin currently serves on the board of directors for Sport BC. He is a graduate of Queen’s University.