Business Administration, 1970
Owner, Heard Consulting Services
As a distinguished senior executive, Philip Heard is trailblazing with international events and economic development in Vancouver. In 2010, Heard established two firms: Heard Consulting and Heard Productions. His business acumen in operations, community betterment, marketing and government relations made him an influential leader across Canada. Career highlights include championing a $20-million merger between Hastings Racecourse and Woodbine’s Hastings Racecourse and Great Canadian Casinos. Other highlights include managing Molson Indy, which attracted 160,000 people, developing a remarkable 2010 Olympic business program and annually producing the Vancouver International Auto Show for the New Car Dealers Association of British Columbia, featuring all worldwide major brands.