Vancouver, BC

Paul McCullough is a senior business advisor and former Interim President and CEO of the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada’s premier polytechnic institution serving approximately 45,000 students annually. He is an unwavering champion of high-quality accessible education that contributes to the strategic workforce development of the province and supports British Columbia’s economic prosperity. Prior to joining BCIT, Paul was Vice President Investor Development at 2010 Legacies Now (the legacy organization of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games).    

Paul has been actively involved in many local community organizations and boards over the years, he recently served on the Boards of Polytechnics Canada and The British Columbia Association of Institutes and Universities, and is also a member of the Business + Higher Education Roundtable. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute, an Accredited Director, and holds a Diploma in Business from the London Metropolitan University School of Business in London, England. 

Education and sport are some of the great equalizers of modern society, but disability adds an additional dimension”. Paul has great admiration and respect for Para athletes as they strive for excellence and become experts at adapting. “The Paralympics opens doors a bit more widely for these outstanding athletes and provides a powerful forum in Canada for Awareness, Acceptance, and Opportunity.