John Risley

John Risley

Director, Horizon Maritime Services

John Risley is a director of Canadian marine and offshore services company Horizon Maritime Services and president of CFFI Ventures Inc., a diversified holding company operating internationally.  The primary assets of CFFI Ventures are significant positions in Clearwater Seafoods, Canada’s largest fishing company, and Liberty Global, the world’s biggest international TV and broadband company.  The company has majority or significant stakes in a portfolio of young companies ranging from financial services, ocean industry, renewable energy and the tech sector.

Mr. Risley is very active in community affairs, sitting on Boards of a number of charitable organizations, and is chair of Futurepreneur Canada.  He regularly engages in public policy debate, is chairman of the Atlantic Institute of Market Studies, a member of the World President’s Organization, the Chief Executives Organization and the Business Council of Canada.  He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s President’s Program in Leadership and an Officer of the Order of Canada.