John McCall MacBain (Founding Chair)

John H. McCall MacBain is Founder of Pamoja Capital and President of the McCall MacBain Foundation. Previously, Mr. McCall MacBain was the Founder, President and CEO of Trader Classified Media, the world’s leading company in the classified advertising sector. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer since the inception of the business in 1987 until its sale in 2006.

Mr. McCall MacBain is a founding chair of the European Climate Foundation and is on the Advisory Board for the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. He currently devotes a significant

amount of his time to philanthropic activities. He is the Second Century Founder of the Rhodes Trust, Chairman of the 110th Rhodes Anniversary and a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust as well as the Mandela Rhodes Trust. He is Chairman of the Trudeau Foundation and a founder and the Founding Chair of the European Climate Foundation.

Mr. McCall MacBain is a Rhodes Scholar and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, an M.A. in Law from Oxford University and an Honours BA in Economics from McGill University. He also holds honorary doctorates from McGill University, Dalhousie University and Brock University in Canada.