Peter Webster is active in corporate and non-profit governance in his home province of British Columbia, nationally and internationally. He serves on various corporate boards, a number of which he chairs. His business interests are diverse and span industrial products manufacturing, parking, real estate and technology.
He has a long history of community service and governance in the philanthropic sector. He currently chairs the board of the R. Howard Webster Foundation and is a director on the boards of the Peter Cundill Foundation, the Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation, the BC Paraplegic Foundation, the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame and Museum and he chairs the Investment Committee of the Terry Fox Foundation.
Mr. Webster’s past community service includes serving as the Chair and as a director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Foundation, serving as Chair and as a director of the University of British Columbia Investment Management Trust (IMANT), as the Chair of the Board of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Police Service, as a member of the Vancouver Police Board, and as director on the Board of the Vancouver International Airport Authority.
He is a past Executive Director of the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and is an inductee in the Hall of Fame as an honoured member who contributed to the growth and development of sport in British Columbia. He is a former director of the Vancouver Canucks and the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer club.
Mr. Webster has received numerous official recognitions, including the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, the federal government’s International Year of the Volunteer Medal and the Variety Club’s Show of Hearts Award. Mr. Webster was also granted an honourary doctorate by the Justice Institute of British Columbia.