Ron Bales is an Engineer from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Harvard. He worked for almost 30 years for Alcan (a Canadian-based multinational aluminum company), primarily in finance, general management and corporate planning. The Alcan years included six years in South America (Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro) and terms as Vice President Corporate Planning and Vice President New Business Development of the parent company in Montreal. His last assignment was to create an Automotive Casting Division for North America.
Since retirement he has volunteered as Administrator of Emmanuel Christian School in Montreal (leading the team that financed and built the school’s new building) and as Business Manager of the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC). He is currently the Peoples’ Warden of Christ the King, Toronto (ANiC), Chairman of the Youth For Christ Canada Foundation and a member of the Financial Committee of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).