Belkorp’s team of experienced professionals is central to our ongoing success in building long term wealth and strong relationships with our partners. In addition our leadership team is accountable to an international Board of Directors representing a wealth of business experience across numerous sectors.
The Belkorp team is outlined below:
Chairman & CEO
Stuart has been Chairman and CEO of the Belkorp Group of Companies since 1987 and in this role oversees all Belkorp Group investments and operations. He is also Chairman of Rogers Sugar Inc., Canada’s largest sugar refiner and marketer and a Belkorp investee company since 1993. Previously, he served as Chairman of Canadian Hotel Income Properties (a leading Canadian Hotel REIT) and Mohawk Canada Ltd. (western Canada’s leading independent gasoline retailer), both of which were significant Belkorp investments. In addition, Stuart served as a founding director of Timberwest Forest Ltd., British Columbia’s largest publicly-owned land holding company.
Stuart joined the family business full time in 1984, at which time it was Belkin Inc., Canada’s largest paperboard packaging company. Prior to this, he worked in the commercial banking industry. Stuart holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of B.C.
His charitable and public sector activities have included service as trustee or director of Vancouver Police Foundation, St. Paul’s Hospital (Board & Foundation), C.D. Howe Institute, United Way of the Lower Mainland, and Sectoral Adviser Canada/U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
Tom D. Lindsay
President & COO
Tom is President and COO for the Belkorp Group of Companies and is responsible for all aspects of financial, operational and investment decision making for the numerous Belkorp entities. Tom has previously served as a Trustee of CHIP REIT and as a Director of Lantic Sugar, Mohawk Oil and Hillsborough Resources.
Tom has been a senior executive of the Belkorp group since 1989. Prior to joining the company, Tom had 12 years of experience in the financial services in Canada. Tom holds a B. Comm. from the University of B.C. and a M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. Tom has served on numerous community Boards and Committees over the years.
Senior Vice President, Finance & CFO
Mike is Senior Vice President, Finance & CFO for the Belkorp Group of Companies and is involved in all aspects of operational, investment, divestiture and management decisions. Mike is a member of the Board of Directors of Lantic Inc, the operating subsidiary of Rogers Sugar Inc., which is a Belkorp Group strategic investment.
Prior to joining Belkorp in 1994, Mike spent 7 years as a practicing public accountant with a leading international accounting firm in Vancouver. Mike obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.
President Belkorp Environmental Services Inc.
Russ is President for the environmental services group of companies and oversees the general management and strategic business development needs within this group.
Russ has been with the Belkorp Group since 2002. Prior to joining Belkorp, he worked for a variety of public and private sector companies primarily in the utility services business. Russ holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.
Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Trevor is Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for the Belkorp Group of Companies. He is involved in all aspects of operational, investment, divestiture and management decisions and provides legal support for all business operations at Belkorp.
Prior to joining Belkorp in 2016, Trevor spent 10 years at Intrawest where he served in numerous roles, including President of Intrawest’s hospitality and timeshare division, Vice President of Corporate Development and legal counsel. Trevor also spent 6 years practicing at Sidley Austin LLP in New York. Trevor obtained a Bachelor of Law and B.Sc. from the University of British Columbia and is called to the bar in New York and British Columbia.