As Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, Lindsay Gordon has been the honorary head of UBC since 2014, presiding over all major ceremonies and convocations.
But his role has more than just ceremonial significance. He has made a real difference in the lives of UBC students by serving as co-chair of the start an evolution campaign, which raised more than $1.6 billion and engaged more than 130,000 alumni. He has played an active role in UBC life on the board of alumni UBC, the Board of Governors and the University Senates.
A UBC double alumnus and past president and CEO of HSBC Bank Canada, he will be stepping down from his Chancellor role on June 30 after six years of exemplary service to the university.
Thank you, Lindsay Gordon, for your exceptional leadership as an ambassador for UBC.