Marcus Wong is a leader in strategic communications and stakeholder relations, whose career has spanned Europe and North America, and which has included high profile clients and sectors such as Olympic athletes, national sports teams, agriculture, natural resources, and non-profit organizations.
Marcus has also been a communications advisor for several provincial cabinet ministers, notably the Minister Responsible for the Olympics. As well, he was previously the media spokesperson for FortisBC (formerly known as Terasen Gas). With the BC Dairy Association, he represented all dairy farmers in British Columbia and advocated for the industry with all levels of governments, media, special interest groups, environmentalists and other industry associations.
He has also gained extensive experience working for the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C., helping to strengthen relationships with key members of the International Olympic Committee, the World Olympians Association, Olympians Canada, and both houses of the United States Congress.
He currently serves as a member of University Council at Queen’s University, and is a board member of the West Vancouver Police Department. In the past, he has also served on the Senate of the University of Birmingham, as well as the boards of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, the BC Luge Association and the Richmond Art Gallery, chairing the latter two organizations’ marketing committees.
Marcus holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Queen's University in political studies and a Master of Science degree in marketing from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom). A long-time resident of West Vancouver, Marcus is an avid world traveler and gastronome.