Wayne Chiu



Founder and CEO, Trico Group
Calgary, Canada

Wayne Chiu is the Founder and CEO of the Trico Group of Companies and Executive Chairman of the Trico
Charitable Foundation, established in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Wayne a father of three children has been recognized with several awards the most recent being the Prairie
Region Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of Year Award 2012 in the Real Estate and Construction Category.

Wayne’s corporate and entrepreneurial acumen has also reinforced his desire to support the communities
which have contributed to his success. In 2008, Wayne and his wife and business partner Eleanor founded the Trico Charitable Foundation with a focus on Social Enterprise within the nonprofit and for profit sectors. The mission of the Foundation is to provoke innovation and build capacity in social entrepreneurship with a vision to grow a community of sustainable, entrepreneurial non-profit organizations.

The Trico Charitable Foundation and the Trico Group of Companies have supported numerous worthwhile
charitable and community events and organizations.

Wayne who holds an Institute Certified Director Designation (‘ICD.D”) has extensive board governance
expertise in both public sector and business community. He is currently serving on the Board of Governors of the Bow Valley College, the Board of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation and Stathcona Tweedsmuir