Jean Paul (JP) Gladu was the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for approximately 8 years.
Mr. Gladu has over 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector including work with Indigenous communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada.
Mr. Gladu also serves on the board of Noront Resources. He was appointed as the Chancellor of St. Paul’s University College Waterloo in 2017 and served on the board of Ontario Power Generation as well as past Chair of Mikisew Group of Companies.
Mr. Gladu has a forestry technician diploma, an undergraduate degree in forestry from Northern Arizona University, an Executive MBA from Queens University and the ICD.D from Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay, Mr. Gladu is a member of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek located on the Lake Nipigon, Ontario.