Paul McCullough Joins MacKay CEO Forums as a Non-Executive Strategic Advisor 

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul McCullough as a Non-Executive Strategic Advisor at MacKay CEO Forums. In this pivotal role, Paul will lend his visionary leadership and extensive experience to act as a brand ambassador for MacKay and advise on opportunities to elevate the MacKay community. 

Paul McCullough brings a wealth of expertise from his distinguished career, most recently serving as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of BCIT, Canada’s premier polytechnic institution. With a student body of approximately 50,000 and a commitment to strategic workforce development, BCIT has fostered deep ties with MacKay, as many of its graduates are active members. 

Throughout his career, Paul has held progressive senior executive roles in both the private sector and the post-secondary education system. He is a dedicated advocate for accessible education that empowers individuals and bolsters regional economic prosperity. Paul’s reputation as a respected leader in the field is grounded in his dedication to innovation and his championing of high-quality education. 

Paul is renowned for his ability to drive successful transformational change initiatives, guided by a leadership style that encourages bold ideas and fosters creativity. His impressive track record includes achievements during his tenure with globally recognized organizations such as Unilever, HSBC, and KPMG, where he served as a principal. Over his more than 12 years at KPMG, Paul provided strategic guidance to a diverse global client base, solidifying his reputation as a trusted advisor in areas such as corporate sustainability and governance. 

MacKay CEO Forums has enjoyed a fruitful partnership with BCIT for the past six years. This partnership has been instrumental in nurturing a vibrant and supportive community. The extensive list of MacKay members who are BCIT alumni underscores the profound bonds and shared values between our organizations. 

“We are delighted to welcome Paul McCullough to the MacKay CEO Forums community,” said Nancy MacKay, CEO and Founder at MacKay CEO Forums. “His impressive background and dedication to excellence align perfectly with our dream of populating the world with inspiring leaders and fostering meaningful connections within our community. We look forward to the invaluable insights and innovative thinking that Paul will bring to our organization.” 

We are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead with Paul on board and know that his contributions will drive the continued success of our organization.