John Ashbourne

John W. Ashbourne CMC


Ashbourne Management Resources
Ashbourne Management Resources
-- Principal

A full-scope human resources and career consulting firm fostering economic development across Ontario. The Company facilitates business startups and restructurings, delivering a range of Human Capital Management capabilities from organizational design, recruiting, training and leadership development to personalized career planning for individuals impacted by change. Associated with Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions from 2001 to 2015.

Governor General’s Horse Guards
The Governor General’s Horse Guards
-- Chairman, Board of Trustees

Canada’s senior Army Reserve Regiment, supported by this Board comprised mainly of former Commanding Officers. The Board provides advice to the current Commanding Officer and his leadership team, and, through its Foundation and its registered operating charity, financially underwrites Regimental functions that are not directly funded by The Department of National Defense.

Governor General's Horse Guards Cavalry and Historical Society
GGHG Cavalry and Historical Society Inc.
-- Founding Director, Corporate Secretary

A registered operating charity that manages The Governor General's Horse Guards Cavalry Squadron, Regimental Museum and other projects to support serving soldiers and veterans who have honoured Canada during their service with Canada's senior Army Reserve Regiment.


Elementa Group
Elementa Group Inc.
-- Chair, Board of Directors

A high growth technology company with deep roots in environmental science, clean energy and waste management, with unique intellectual property and a passion for developing a sustainable future and a clean planet for future generations.

Cadence Technologies
Cadence Technologies (Canada) Ltd.
-- Director

A full-service process design and installation firm that develops and builds automated, high-speed thermal process systems utilized in producing carbonated beverages, viscous foods and consumer products.

Consolite Technology
Consolite Technology Ltd.
-- Director

A company that designs and installs night vision lighting systems for military applications, including NVG compatible filters and lighting assemblies, instrument modifications and complete aircraft and ship conversions.

-- Vice President, Operations & HR

With operations consolidated in South Carolina, the Company managed an international supply chain, logistics and distribution of ADIDAS branded footwear and apparel for all channels of distribution in the USA.

ADIDAS (Canada) Ltd.
-- Director of Operations

The Canadian sales and distribution subsidiary of the world’s largest brand of athletic footwear and apparel.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • The Institute of Corporate Directors
  • The Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
  • Canadian Professional Sales Association
  • The Royal Canadian Military Institute
  • The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association
  • Reserves 2000


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Human Resources ...
it's not an exact science.

John Ashbourne

... there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.

Rat, The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame