Net Worth $44 Billion USD
Maurice F. Strong, born April 29, 1929 is a Canadian entrepreneur and a former under-secretary general of the United Nations.
Born in Oak Lake, Manitoba, Strong had his start as a petroleum entrepreneur and became president of Power Corporation until 1966. In the early 1970s he was Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and then became the first Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He returned to Canada to become Chief Executive Officer of Petro-Canada from 1976 to 1978.