Bill Mathieson is a senior human resource executive who has worked as a management consultant on many labour relations negotiations and human resource projects on behalf of employers. He is also a member of the Employment Insurance Review Board. Previously he was the senior HR executive in an international corporation and a key team member in negotiating, acquiring and integrating acquisitions into the organization. He was Vice-President Human Resources of the Business Council of BC, representing employers to unions, provincial and federal governments. His earlier career in the forest industry included labour relations, productivity and safety improvement programs and change management initiatives. He has over ten years part-time post-secondary business teaching experience and has received a Teaching Excellence Award based on student nominations.