Rev. John Pellowe is Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities. He was ordained in 2007 by the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.
John began his career helping to create and build the Canadian Industrial Innovation Centre at the University of Waterloo. The Centre helped commercialize new technology.
He was a commercial banker for 10 years, first with Bank of Montreal and then Barclays Bank, holding a variety of positions in local branches and head office.
Wanting to have more impact on individual lives, John left the bank and for 9 years was a self-employed facilitator of leadership development.
In 2003, John joined the Canadian Council of Christian Charities as Chief Executive Officer. He also served as pastor of a small church, Erin Full Gospel Fellowship, from 2003 to 2005.