Stephen Hutchinson | WWF-Canada

Stephen Hutchinson

Senior vice-president, operations & chief financial officer

“I grew up in a rural community where I learned to respect nature and wildlife and appreciate how they benefit people. It’s our responsibility to ensure those riches remain sustainable for future generations.”
 
 
Stephen Hutchinson is a chartered professional accountant with more than 25 years of financial and operational experience from startups to medium-sized businesses. His strengths are motiving teams to focus on results-driven objectives and modernizing processes. 
 
After selling a business, he decided to move into the non-profit sector with World Wildlife Fund Canada to use his skills to make a more personally rewarding impact on future generations. 
 
He has also been involved in Scouts Canada for almost 20 years to share his passion for the great Canadian outdoors with his son and other like-minded youth. 
Stephen Hutchinson  
	© Glenn Lowson / WWF-Canada
Stephen Hutchinson
© Glenn Lowson / WWF-Canada

LIVES & WORKS IN: Oakville, Ont.

EDUCATION: 

B.Comm, Ryerson University, Toronto; CPA

STARTED AT WWF: 2017

FAVOURITE SPECIES: Barren-ground caribou, an iconic Canadian species in jeopardy without action.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT: To keep in shape, Stephen trains year round for adventure racing, in which competitors navigate through woods and lakes on foot, bicycles and canoes.