Hugh Gordon is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. He was a tax partner with KPMG and prior to retirement, practiced in Calgary, Victoria, Toronto and Vancouver.
In addition, he has consulted with governments on various fiscal matters and acted as a negotiator, including as Assistant Chief Negotiator for British Columbia on the Nisga’a land claim and self-government negotiations. Hugh has served on various civic, charitable and business boards and commissions, including the boards of BC Rail, the University of Victoria and as board chair and chancellor of Royal Roads University.
He is currently chair of the board of the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society and on the board of the British Columbia Wine Authority. Hugh is a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Medal and in 2003 he received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Royal Roads University.