Chris Collingwood is chairman and CEO of Baine Johnston Corporation and president of Cape Harrison Marine Group.
Baine Johnston Corporation has roots dating back to 1780 and has evolved from its early operations in the fishing industry to one of the largest privately-owned businesses in the province. Baine Johnston Corporation is active in commercial and industrial real estate and Leon's Furniture Ltd. Franchised Operations for Newfoundland and has investments in a number of other Newfoundland companies.
Cape Harrison Atlantic is an Atlantic Canada-based marine service company providing shipping, ship management, vessel support services and other marine services to the offshore industry and the Come By Chance Oil Refinery.
Chris serves on the audit committee of the Newfoundland & Labrador Center for Health Information and has been a board member of a number of Newfoundland and Labrador companies. He served on the audit committee of Barclay's Bank of Canada and is a past public director of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Chris was also a member of the selection committee for the Investment Industry Association of Canada Hall of Fame 2013-14.
He is currently actively engaged as co-chair of the Home from the Sea Campaign. As a long-standing supporter of many charitable organizations, Chris has done much to strengthen community. He has been recognized by the Society of Fundraising Executives as an outstanding individual and he is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Chris has been described as humble and a man of integrity who is well respected by his peers. An outstanding business leader whose depth and breadth of professional achievements and contributions to society has earned him a place in the Junior Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hall of Fame.