Albert Lo is a graduate of University of Guelph. He has more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors involving both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.
Between 1999 and 2005 he served as a Board member of Trinity Television of Winnipeg, and held several senior positions including Director of Programming Balance and Vice President Corporate Affairs and Partnerships Development at NOWTV in British Columbia. He was instrumental in establishing strategic alliances supportive of cross-cultural cross-religious dialogue through television programming and multi-ethnic forums.
He was also a professional in the real estate industry, and held a number of positions with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation from 1978 to 1997. He was a member of its Diversity Management Committee, Rotating Chair of the Employment Equity Committee, and Regional Representative (BC and Yukon) for its Visible Minorities Advisory Group. From 1990 to 1996, he was concurrently National President of the Advisory Group on Visible Minorities.
Mr. Lo also played a major leadership role in various other organizations notably in the areas of promoting understanding, respect and harmony among the diverse ethno-cultural and multi-faith communities through television program production, multicultural workshops and seminars, as well as immigrant, youth and seniors support services.
In recognition of his contributions to the community and to Canada, Mr. Lo received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002.
Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal