Chairman and Director – ARC Financial Corp.
Mac Van Wielingen provides leadership support for ARC Financial with a focus on strategy, corporate development and investment decision-making. Mac was a founder of ARC Financial in 1989 and ARC Resources Ltd. in 1996.
ARC Financial is a leading private equity investment management company focused on the oil and gas sector in Canada with currently approximately $4 billion of capital under management.
ARC Resources Ltd. is one of Canada’s largest conventional oil and gas companies with current daily production of approximately 95,000 barrels of oil equivalent and total market capitalization of approximately $9 billion.
Mac is Chairman of the Board of Directors of ARC Resources Ltd., a past and current director of numerous other companies within the oil and gas sector, and is active in various capacities in the community and the not-for-profit sector.
Mac is a member of the Board of Directors of Alberta Investment Management Corporation, a provincial crown corporation responsible for managing approximately $70 billion on behalf of public sector pension, endowment and special purpose funds.
Mac is also President of Viewpoint Capital Corporation, a private family-owned investment company, and President of Viewpoint Foundation, a private charitable foundation.
Mac has a passionate interest in leadership, organizational culture and communication, and is writing and speaking on related themes, based on 30 years of successful entrepreneurship and corporate executive leadership. In 2011 Mac won the Prairies Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Mac is also a founder and Chair of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business (CCAL), at the Haskayne School of Business. CCAL’s mission is to support the introduction of advanced understandings of business leadership into business education, with a focus on both performance and ethics.
Mac is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business in finance and has studied post graduate economics at Harvard University.
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