Gordon Campbell

Hon. Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell is President of Hawksmuir International Partners Limited

Officer of The Order of Canada and recipient of the Order of British Columbia that recognized him as “an exemplary British Columbian and a visionary leader.”


Canada’s High Commissioner to The United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (2011-2016), Commonwealth Board of Governors (2011-2016) and Canada’s special envoy the Ismaili Imamat (2014-2016).

Premier of British Columbia (2001-2011) in October of 2010, he was ranked as the best of the Premiers for fiscal performance.

The Campbell government climate policy has been described as “the best climate policy in the world” in the New York Times.

As Premier, he took historic steps to build a New Relationship with First Nations in British Columbia and Canada.

Member of the Legislative Assembly and leader of the Opposition in B.C. in 1994 and was Leader of the BC Liberal Party (1993-2011).

Mayor of Vancouver (1986-1993)

Chair of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (now Metro Vancouver) (1990-1993).

He served on the executive of the Union of B.C. Municipalities and was its President 1992-3.

Founder Citycore Development Corporation 1981.

General Manager of Development, Marathon Realty (1976-1981),

Executive Assistant to the Vancouver Mayor Art Phillips (1972-1976),

A secondary school teacher in Nigeria with CUSO (1970-72).


  • Honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Thompson Rivers University
  • Freedom of the City of London
  • The Ahousaht First Nation bestowed him with the name Chamatook
  • The Haida First Nation bestowed him with the name Nang Kaadlljuu 
  • Canadian Olympic Order
  • Corporate Knights Award of Distinction that “recognizes leaders in Canadian society who have had a catalytic impact on advancing a more positive relationship between business, government and sustainable development.”
  • The Makers of Modern Canada Award for Excellence from the Institute of Governance
  • The Builder of the Decade by the B.C. Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association
  • Interfaith Man of the Year Award
  • Simon Fraser University Distinguished Alumni Award;