The graduate of Sir George Williams University, one of Concordia’s founding institutions, co-founded McAuslan Brewing in 1988. He served as president and CEO of the Montreal-based brewery, known for its award-winning St-Ambroise and Griffon brands, until 2013.
McAuslan has also lent his support to a number of non-profit organizations and cultural events around the city.
As a committed alumnus, McAuslan co-chaired Homecoming 97 and the Alumni and Friends Division of the university’s Campaign for a New Millennium from 1996 to 1999. He was also president of the Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA) from 2000 to 2002. McAuslan was named Alumnus of the Year by the CUAA in 2009 and a Great Concordian in 2014.