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William Hallett, Vice President, Finance and Operations

William J.  Hallett

Vice President, Finance and Operations
Finance & Operations

Bill comes to Vancouver Foundation from the Board of Trade where he was the CFO. Prior to joining the Board of Trade, he was the VP, Finance and Accountability for the Rick Hansen Foundation and prior to that held the Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer roles for Sport BC. Bill has also worked extensively in the corporate sector at several large public companies including General Electric, Falconbridge and LAC Minerals.  

With an active interest in sport as a two (2) time IRONMAN finisher and four (4) time National Triathlon Team member, Bill currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Olympic Foundation, as Interim Chair, and the 2010 Games Operating Trust Society.  As a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Olympic Committee from 2005-2015, he was also the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee.  In addition, he was a member of the Audit Committee of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Society.  Bill was the volunteer Chair of Triathlon Canada from 1997-2005, during which time Canadian triathletes won many international medals including Olympic gold. He was elected Treasurer of the Canadian Olympic Foundation on June 1st, 2015.

A Chartered Professional Accountant, CA, by profession, Bill holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.