David G. McLean of Vancouver is a successful businessperson who has invested energy, time and money in activities that enhance the quality of life for British Columbians and Canadians.
He has furthered business and entrepreneurism in B.C., most notably as former chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Through his real estate firm, The McLean Group, he has demonstrated his dedication to heritage re-development in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district.
His work with Canadian National Railway and Concord Pacific has shown how economic objectives can be balanced with the needs of the community. He has also devoted volunteer efforts to education, youth and the environment.