Mr. Stuart Belkin has been Chair and CEO of the Belkorp Group of Companies since 1987 and in this role oversees all Belkorp Group investments and operations. He is also Chair of Rogers Sugar Inc., Canada’s largest sugar refiner and marketer and a Belkorp investee company since 1993.
Previously, Stuart served as Chair of Canadian Hotel Income Properties (a leading Canadian Hotel REIT) and Mohawk Canada Ltd (western Canada’s leading independent gasoline retailer), both of which were significant Belkorp investments. In addition, Stuart served as a founding director of Timberwest Forest Ltd, British Columbia’s largest publicly-owned land holding company.
Stuart joined the family business full time in 1984, at which time it was Belkin Inc., Canada’s largest paperboard packaging company. Prior to this, he worked in the commercial banking industry.
His charitable and public sector activities have included service as trustee or director of Vancouver Police Foundation, St. Paul’s Hospital (Board & Foundation), C.D. Howe Institute, United Way of the Lower Mainland, and Sectoral Adviser Canada/U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
In January 2013, Premier Christy Clark presented Stuart with a Diamond Jubilee Medal (Philanthropy).
Stuart holds a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from The University of British Columbia.