John Hewson

John Hewson

Co-Founder, President, NACT

John is a world traveller and vision enabler involved in the tourism, hospitality and service industry for over 35 years, with a focus on strategic development and community building. He has served on a number of community boards, including Art Whistler in readiness to host the 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

As Co-Founder, President and CEO of NACT, John builds member & stakeholder relationships, working to understand both member and visitor needs, concerns, expectations relating to cannabis tourism.  He also supports NACT in advocating for policy change and industry best practices.

A three times cancer survivor, John’s passion for cannabis lies in its healing and therapeutic powers.  His personal mission is to see cannabis normalized in society, and looks forward to building Canada’s cannabis, tourism and cannabis tourism industries.