John Pao has served on the Building & Grounds Committee of the Mulgrave Board ever since his family joined Mulgrave in 1995. He has been Chair of the Committee since 1998 and was a previously a member of the Board of Directors from 1999-2006. During his tenure as Chairman of the Building & Grounds Committee, John supervised the design and construction of the original school building on Cypress Lane. Most recently, John and his Committee have steered the design and construction of the new Senior School extension, the West Wing and the current construction of the East Wing Athletics and Performing Arts Centre.
John is a Structural Engineer. He has been the President of his own company, Bogdonov Pao Associates Ltd., for the past 25 years. He offers structural engineering consulting on a variety of building types including high rise residential, office commercial, hospitals and care homes, arenas, air traffic control towers bridges and dams. His three children have all graduated from Mulgrave.