Mac Van Wielingen
Investment Management Executive, Corporate Director, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Mac Van Wielingen is an investment management executive, corporate director, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and Chairman of Viewpoint Group, a private group of companies, which includes Viewpoint Foundation and Viewpoint Investment Partners (VIP), an investment management company offering a foundational, global investment alternative for high net-worth families and institutional investors. He is a Founder, Director (1989 - 2018), and Partner (Present) of ARC Financial Corp., the largest private equity investment management company in Canada focused on the energy sector; and a founder and former Chair (1996-2016) of ARC Resources Ltd., a leading Canadian oil and gas producer.
Van Wielingen joined the inaugural Board of Directors of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) in 2007 and served as Chair from 2014-2017. He serves on the board of directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (2018-present) and is a member of the Chart the Future Committee sponsored by the ICD and TMX Group.
Van Wielingen is a founding partner of the Creative Destructive Lab - Rockies (CDL-R). and Co-Founder and former Chair (2012-2020) for the External Advisory Group of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership (CCAL) at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. He is Co-Founder, vice chair, and director (2019-2021) and now Chair (2022) of the Business Council of Alberta (BCA), created for the purpose of “making life better” for Albertans and all Canadians. In 2019, he served on the advisory committee that created the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC), and most recently, Mac was appointed to the Premier’s Economic Recovery Council in Alberta.